Shakira Saunders' an experienced Producer with a demonstrated history of working in entertainment and news. Her eyes pick the most compelling content. She's a visionary when it comes to creative writing, editing, and booking guests!


10/16 – Current

Story Associate Producer Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta 6

VH1 — Reality/Doc (TV) — Eastern / Monami Details
10/16 – Current

- Develop content for 25+ cast story threads over the span of 16 episodes; - Present 20-minute scene recaps post shoots to story team to facilitate creative for follow up scenes; - Write 200+ hot sheets to highlight best content and summarize scenes for post-production edits and network; - Interact with multiple talent on 200+ field shoots; transcribe scene dialogue for three hour logs; - Highest rated cable network show on Monday nights; 2M+ audience in target demographic per episode.

9/11 – 10/16

Multimedia Journalist – CNN / Turner Broadcasting

9/11 – 10/16

Media Coordinator - CNNgo Associate Producer: Wrote daily reports for CNN, HLN, and summarizing video available in-house for distribution; - Curated content from for in-depth background of prime-time shows such as AC360 & Parts Unknown; - Edited and uploaded videos, articles, and photo galleries to during live breaking news stories. Special Events Producer & Researcher (Freelance): Isolated & summarized compelling content during political “Special Events” for network distribution; - Fact checked and edited show scripts, reporter packages, and articles. Video Journalist & Associate Producer: Assisted in building multiple segments for HLN show-teams such as Nancy Grace and Dr. Drew; - Researched and pitched story ideas, wrote ticker stories, updated show rundowns, and booked guests.


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City College of New York

B.A. Media & Communication Arts