Summary

I'm a field and story producer in the documentary and reality TV genre. As a former TV news anchor and reporter, I'm skilled at conducting interviews and crafting stories. I am also experienced directing talent and multi-camera crews in the field.

Credits

7/21 – Current

Field Producer Relative Race (Season 9)

BYUtv — TV — LENZworks Productions Details
7/21 – Current

Follow a two-person team, which includes an adopted contestant, as they race across the country doing challenges and meeting biological relatives they didn't know. Schedule and determine the content for nine different relative meetings. Interview contestants and relatives, conducting both sit-down and OTF interviews. Set daily filming schedules, plan contestant activities, book AirBnbs for filming and plan all logistics over 2-week filming period. Time contestants daily as they conduct their challenges and drives to a new city. Produce contestant backstories. Write hot sheets.

6/21 – 7/21

Field Producer Halloween Wars (Season 11)

Food Network — TV — Super Delicious Details
6/21 – 7/21

Followed three teams in a cake competition. Interviewed contestants as they baked and designed their cakes over a 7-hour time frame. Oversaw teams' cake designs and recipes. Wrote hot sheets. Tracked contestant budgets. Produced social media content with judges. Worked with culinary to ensure a smooth process on prep and filming days.

3/21 – 6/21

Story Producer Family Rules (Season 3)

BYUtv — TV — Monument Productions Details
3/21 – 6/21

For six different episodes, looked through 5-7 hours of interviews per family and wrote 14-minute paper cuts (14 minutes of story) per family. Identified best soundbites and natsound pops and scripted the content of family stories. Gave detailed notes on editor cuts. Addressed executive producer notes.

2/21 – 5/21

Field Producer Family Rules (Season 3)

BYUtv — TV — Monument Productions Details
2/21 – 5/21

Produced six episodes of national family-themed docu-series. Oversaw shoots and directed talent and 2-camera crews in the field. Conducted field interviews. Guided on-camera hosts. Pre-interviewed families, determined content, set filming schedules, wrote storyboard outlines, gathered releases, set up locations.

1/21 – 1/21

Field Producer Western Governors University Executive Shoot

NBC — Digital Details
1/21 – 1/21

Conducted interviews with two executives of Western Governors University for three 90-second spots about WGU to air as paid content on NBC's website. Also scouted locations for the shoot, mailed video drives to out-of-state director, prepped for the shoot and served as on-site contact for the remote team.

3/20 – 8/20

Story Producer Family Rules (Season 2)

BYUtv — TV — Monument Productions Details
3/20 – 8/20

Looked through 5-7 hours of interviews per family for five different families featured on the series, and wrote 13-14 minutes of story per family. Identified best soundbites and crafted the order and content of family stories. Worked with editors in post-production. Addressed internal and network notes.

1/20 – 8/20

Field Producer Family Rules (Season 2)

BYUtv — TV — Monument Productions Details
1/20 – 8/20

Produced five episodes of national family-themed docu-series. Planned and set up the content of the shoots, directed talent and 2-camera crews in the field, conducted interviews and followed stories through post-production.

2/17 – 4/17

Field Producer Advance Care Planning is a Gift

Film (Short) — University of Utah Health Details
2/17 – 4/17

Produced documentary short film featuring one family's experience with a living will. Set up the shoot, researched content, secured the interviews and location for filming, conducted the interviews, wrote the script, oversaw video edits.

Media

  • Family Rules Ep. 2.1 clip - Tuck-In Time

  • Family Rules Ep 2.3 clip - Grandkid Jobs

Recos

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Education

Northwestern University

BS in Journalism

Skills

  • Producing
  • Field Producing
  • Writing
  • Interviewing
  • Story Producing
  • Microsoft Office Suite