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Education

Sep 2005May 2009

BS, Communications

Quinnipiac University

Work History

Oct 2015Present

Special Events & Talent Relations, Publicity Manager

STARZ Networks
  • Conceptualize and execute special events for talent, executives and Board of Director's
  • Seek opportunities for strategic integration at film/tv festivals 
  • Manage and oversee vendors and budgets(2.5M) for premiere events 
  • Lead Publicity team on International Press tours/junkets
  • Enhance network relationship with talent and representatives 
  • Secure sponsorships and partnerships for all events 
Nov 2011Oct 2015

Special Events & Talent Relations, Corporate Communications Coordinator

Showtime Networks
  • Successfully produce over 40 special events while remaining within budget
  • Acquired over $100K in sponsorships for events
  • Built talent social media presence through Facebook/Twitter Q&A's and weekly live tweeting 
  • Secured and managed talent participation for marketing and advertising shoots
  • Prioritized talent requests from internal departments in order to retain talent participation
  • Secured talent for over 20 appearances at affiliate events
  • Managed up to $1M annual budget
  • Worked closely with the highest level of Executives from all departments
  • Communicated and oversee responsibilities for temporary assistants 
  • Arranged set visits and manage charitable donations
  • Procured custom gifts for talent and press
Jul 2010Nov 2011

Jr. Manager

Elevate Entertainment
  • Supervised Elevate Entertainment productions
  • Co-produced pilots and reality series
  • Acquired necessary filming permits
  • Created travel memos and daily schedules for clients
  • Coordinated schedules, travel, and events for talent
  • Created press kits for clients
  • Maintained a daily schedule for company president
  • Tracked all film projects for clients
  • Negotiated film and TV rates for talent 
  • Pitched client projects to producers and potential investors
Jun 2009Jul 2010

Assistant to the Head of TV/Film

Diverse Talent Group
  • Assisted in pitching and packaging of client projects
  • Pitched clients to casting directors and arranged general meetings with studios
  • Tracked grids and weekly production reports
  • Developed professional relationships with major studios and production companies
  • Wrote coverage for current and potential client projects
  • Managed interns
  • Organized cast table reads for client projects
20052009

Assistant Manager

TD Bank 

Ranked 7th in New England for highest sales in 2008