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PRODUCER I WRITER I DIRECTOR
Emmy nominated & Award-Winning Writer, Producer, Director and Content Coach with  several years of production management and creative development experience working with networks, agencies, brands, independent artists and production companies in feature film, television, digital media, interactive, social media marketing and live events. Recognized as a leader and visionary with exceptionally strong communication and problem-solving skills proven by the ability to increase brand engagement, profitability and business growth.

CORE COMPETENCIES

Ø  Creative Direction

Ø  Scripting

Ø  Multi-Tasking

Ø  Budgeting

Ø  Adobe Premiere

Ø  After Effects

Ø  Problem Solving

Ø  Leadership

Ø  Common Sense

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (2012 – 2018)
BET, Atlanta / Georgia – Writer – Co- EP Producer

•    Creator and Co-executive Producer on original half hour comedy sold and developed for BET

 

iOne Digital Atlanta / Georgia – Senior Producer

•    Opened Atlanta offices and oversaw day-to-day operations

•    Oversee production slate of multiple weekly show

•    Oversee, execute and manage all aspects of production from start to finish; manage ?crew, budget, vendors, contracts, releases, permits, locations

•  Oversee camera and lighting set up and overall art direction

•    Manage post production process and work with and director to implement creative notes and edits obtaining to story development, special effects, and gfx

•    Work alongside digital marketing team to provide creative and marketing strategy that contributed to increase brand engagement by 42%

 

 

Some Spider Studios, New York/ Los Angeles – Writer – Producer

•    Writer, producer and on-air talent for Some Spider Studios with a 100 million reach on topics such as sports, parenting, celebrity news, and politics

•    Create, research and develop topical stories, memorize scripts and on the spot ?changes, set up and breakdown equipment

•    Oversee, execute and manage all aspects of production from start to finish; manage ?crew, budget, vendors, contracts, releases, permits, locations

•  Oversee camera and lighting set up and overall art direction

•    Manage post production process and work with and director to implement creative notes and edits ?obtaining to story development, special effects, and animation

•    Work along-side digital marketing team to provide creative and marketing strategy that contributed to increase brand engagement by 32%

 

Emory University, Atlanta, GA – Contract Producer – Director – Writer

•  Work with Emory Marketing Department to create social media and video ?marketing campaigns to engage students

•  Write and produce student contest, pitch and develop concepts, write treatments and scripts, create work flows, production schedules and shot lists, scout locations for video shoot and coordinate?multiple aspects of logistics to ensure seamless production, direct talent performance and rehearsals

•  *Generated 14K views, 179 likes and ?comments and 42 shares, increased followers on Instagram by 24% and on Facebook by 14% with first 14 days of campaign

 

ABC, New York, NY – Contract Producer – Director – Writer

•  Work with ABC to produce video segments to air during half hour shows

Interview subjects, prepare scripts, rehearse and direct ?talent, manage contracts and invoices, oversee art direction and lighting of shots, set up and break down equipment

•  Serve as liaison between ABC and production crew

 

Disney, Los Angeles, CA – Contract Producer – Story Editor

•  Develop original half-hour pilot, Exchange that sold to Disney

•  Write and perform original lyrics for opening theme music

•  Provide daily script notes, hire crew, manage budget, negotiate talent contracts and ?vendor fees, oversee post production and final deliverables

•  Create and implement experiential marketing strategy that attracted over 160,000 ?YouTube views within the first seven days of project release. * Exchange, highlighted in Variety Magazine recognized?as fastest growing show on Disney’s digital platform.

 

CBS Network, Los Angeles, CA – Writer

•  Writer on Untitled Sketch Comedy Pilot series in development with CBS network

 

Comedy Central, Los Angeles, CA – Pilot Presentation Writer

•  Develop a series of comedy pitches for Comedy Central’s digital video platform.

 

EDUCATION
Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Minor: English University of Southern California Film Program, Producer’s Lab Alliance Theater Playwriting Program, Georgia?The Atlanta Microenterprise Initiative (AMI): Business Development Digital Undivided Tech Incubator

 

AWARDS
2017 Winner of Just For Laughs Television Pitch Competition?“HBO Short Film Finalist” presented by HBO?Women in Film Mini Upfront Finalist?“Best Writer Award” presented by the Black Theatre Festival?“Top Actress Award” presented by the League of American Theatre and Producers 1995 Emmy Nomination for Best Public Service Announcements (writer/performer)

 

References & Reels available upon request

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