Summary

Rita, a Clearance Manager, based in Los Angeles, has 2 Clearance Manager credits and 3 Clearance Coordinator credits, and has been a member since 2016.

Credits

7/18 – Current

Clearance Manager

Staff Position — Bunim-Murray Productions Details
7/18 – Current

Managed clearance on multiple shows, including Keeping Up With the Kardashians. Ensured each show was cleared for air, releases were signed by each individual/entity, deliverables were on time to the network. Extensively watched all episodes of every series to check for clearances, continuity, grammar, blurs, etc.

6/21 – 4/22

Clearance Coordinator

Staff Position — Purveyors of Pop Details
6/21 – 4/22

Head of Clearances on Real Housewives of Miami. Made sure that each episode is cleared for air, retrieved missing and unsigned releases, obtained licenses, created relationship with talent.

5/18 – 6/18

Talent Coordinator Caroline & Friends (Season 1)

Game Show Network — TV — FishBowl Worldwide Media Details
5/18 – 6/18

In charge of coordinating celebrity guests for a new TV show on GSN. Duties include communicating with reps, facilitating travel, retrieving releases, and being in charge of guests on their show days ensuring they are prepared and ready for stage.

1/18 – 5/18

Clearance Coordinator Breaking Homicide (Season 1)

Investigation Discovery — TV — all3media america Details
1/18 – 5/18

In charge of all clearances for show. Researched, obtained and cleared archival media from news stations.

8/17 – 5/18

Clearance Manager Teyana & Iman (Season 1)

VH1 — TV — Banijay Studios North America Details
8/17 – 5/18

In charge of all clearance releases for talent, music, clips, footage and brands.

7/14 – 3/17

Clearance Coordinator (Talent, Music and Brands) Varies

CBS — Live/Special Event — IMG Media Details
7/14 – 3/17

In charge of all Talent clearances for commercials used in productions. Daily renegotiation with agents, celebrities, and actors for reuse of their appearance. SAG, AFTRA, ACTRA and Foreign Union contact.Organization of all legal paperwork sent and received. Proofread Scripts. Consistent contact with Producers, Executive Producers and Network regarding all progress with Talent. In charge of Music Clearances for each project. Experience with Music Licenses, licensing departments and re-negotiations of licenses. Part time brand clearance assistant. Reaching out to brands for permission to use commercials. Experience with Footage License Agreements. Productions included network specials with NFL, CBS, the Travel Channel, the CW and Spike TV.

7/12 – 5/14

Talent Coordinator The Doctors TV Show (Season 5)

CBS — TV — Stage 29 Productions Details
7/12 – 5/14

Run the entire Talent Department; In charge of an assistant, PA, and two interns; In charge of all legal paperwork for each show (trade-outs, materials license agreements, etc.) ;Handle all AFTRA paperwork and payment for celebrities (200+ per season); Communication with celebrities and PR/Managers/Lawyers; Must make sure every guest is ready in time for the show with legal releases, hair, makeup, wardrobe, producer’s briefing, etc. Responsible of each guest’s welfare, comfort and happiness upon arrival and departure from stage; Prep all paperwork for all guests prior to show days; Input guest’s names and ensure show’s talent clearance through FileMaker Pro

6/12 – 11/12

Talent Coordinator The Test (Season 1)

FX — TV — Stage 29 Productions Details
6/12 – 11/12

Run the entire Talent Department for Season 1; In charge of an assistant and intern; Handle all legal paperwork including prep prior, signage by guests day of, filing after; Payment of experts and celebrities through AFTRA; Must make sure each guest is ready for show in time with hair, makeup, wardrobe, producer briefings, etc.Responsible for every guest’s welfare, comfort and happiness upon arrival and departure from stage.

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Education

Class of '09

Bay State College

Entertainment Management

Skills

  • Production
  • Contracts
  • Communication
  • Legal
  • Filemaker Pro
  • Clearance
  • Clearance Coordinator
  • Stage
  • Talent Coordinator
  • team player
  • Talent
  • Music Clearance
  • Legal Paperwork
  • CBS
  • quick learner
  • Cold Calls
  • Agreements
  • Determined
  • Actors
  • SAG-AFTRA
  • hair and makeup
  • Music Management
  • ACTRA
  • brand clearance
  • CW Network
  • materials license agreements
  • Spike TV
  • Trade-out agreements