Summary

TV/Video producer, director and journalist with over 10 years of experience producing original travel, music, and news + doc programming in a high-turnover environment that inspires and entertains.

Credits

4/17 – Current

Executive Producer Temme Media

AR/VR/360 — Internet — Temme Media Details
4/17 – Current

• Developed original travel and food concepts for VR/360 that inform and inspire people’s journeys. • Created engaging decks for pitches with clients to bring in profitable business for the studio arm.

1/17 – 3/17

Producer Snarled

Youtube Channel — Internet — Ripple Entertainment Details
1/17 – 3/17

• Produced and directed pilots with top digital talent for Ripple’s female millennial network, Snarled. • Trained and mentored a young staff on the full production process from idea inception to delivery.

8/16 – 9/16

Producer 360 Chef Series

Facebook 360 — Internet — Surreal Details
8/16 – 9/16

• Produced and wrote creative briefs and video treatments for a series on renowned chefs for a partnership with Facebook 360. • Collaborated with talent to structure a story that is organic and true to their personality, while keeping in mind the technical requirements and restrictions of shooting 360 video.

4/16 – 6/16

Executive Producer Beautycon Media

Facebook/Youtube/Web — Internet Details
4/16 – 6/16

• Lead the development of five short form lifestyle video formats as well as built plans of execution. • Oversaw the creative production of Facebook Live, Snapchat and Instagram during live segments. • Worked with Sales & Marketing to ensure clear creative and editorial direction on branded content. • Booked and managed crew for multiple simultaneous productions at various stages of production.

1/08 – 10/14

Senior Producer – MTV News

Details
1/08 – 10/14

• Adapted MTV News from a segment into its own daily half-hour series. • Traveled to notable festivals and award shows around the world and coordinated live feeds as well as produced, reported and packaged the coverage as news hits and half-hour news specials. • Researched and interviewed hundreds of major and independent artists, resulting in internationally shared content as well as a credible and trusted reputation as a tastemaker. • Involved in all editorial aspects (pitch, direct, script, supervise edit) of a variety of factual formats. • Communicated regularly with Sales, Marketing and Brand Partnerships on original content and strategy to engage MTV’s viewers with influential brands such as LG and Clean & Clear. • Maintained a detailed daily editorial calendar for research, shoots, edits and delivery, which kept the unpredictable news environment organized and on schedule.

1/10 – 1/12

Showrunner Sharlene Vs. 1

MTV — Reality/Doc (TV) Details
1/10 – 1/12

• Created, produced, directed, wrote and hosted a half-hour travel series for MTV Canada that aired in prime-time and generated promotional content in interstitials during regular programming. • Financed all travel expenses by arranging brand partnerships with tourism boards, airlines and hotels, which added value to a limited production budget. • Managed and lead a small team while problem-solving and adapting to constantly changing situations in the field quickly and efficiently under strict time pressure.

1/06 – 1/08

Segment Producer – MTV Live

Details
1/06 – 1/08

• Pitched, developed and produced comedic concepts for segments that would grab and maintain the attention of a young, discerning audience. • Directed and produced on-air talent for creative brand-partnership pieces such as Tri-Cyclen’s “Try This,” which provided engaging content on-air as well as brought in revenue for future productions. • Produced interactive live in-studio “Quick Chats” about MTV programming during interstitials. • Communicated with MTV News International and coordinated footage sharing, exposing in-house produced content to an international platform.

Media

  • PROFILE: Santa Isla

  • SHARLENE VS. TRAVEL SHOWREEL

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Education

Class of '05

Ryerson University

BA