Maria Roach

Maria Roach


Accomplished television producer with over 20 years experience in broadcast television, print, web, and corporate communications. Proven editorial manager with demonstrated strength in supervising staff in the production of a weekly broadcast television production. A team builder focused on meeting challenging production objectives. Persuasive communication and relationship management talents used to achieve consensus across all levels and organizational boundaries.

Highlights of Expertise:

v  Produced long & short format programming

v  Production Planning & Management

v  Budget Administration

v  Extensive supervisory experience 15+ staff

v  Needs Analysis & Identification

v  Staff Retention

v  Team Leadership

v  Project Management

v  Mentorship

Work History

Work History
Sep 2002 - Apr 2008


Original Media Inc.

Provided broadcast television production and corporate communications support for high-profile clientele.  Delivered complex, time sensitive projects in a cost effective manner with little or no supervision. Overall responsibilities included project management, editorial supervision, scripting, casting, production management, and interaction with C-level Executives. Clients included: Darden Restaurants, Inc; "The Oprah Winfrey Show;" the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce's weekly newsmagazine "Hispanics Today;" the U.S. Department of State's Office of Broadcast Support Television Co-Operative Programs. 

Highlights of Achievement:

v  Increased 1Q & 2Q ratings for "Hispanics Today" (HT)

v  Created sponsor driven content

v  Oversaw HT staff expansion

v  Co-Produced news docs with overseas press

v  Supervised/hired 15+ staff for HT

v  Performed client needs analysis

v  Managed national rolodex of journalists

v  Created team building events

v  Increased company revenue


Sep 1984 - May 1988


Hampton University