Brodie Ransom

Brodie Ransom


An accomplished television executive and creative visionary, specializing in production and development, bringing an exceptional background of work and life experience.  A proven industry leader, armed with successes in original content, concept development, and branded entertainment.

Work experience

Work experience
2011 - Present


Ransom Note Pictures
  • Original programming company, with several television properties in development as of 2012.
  • Creative lead on development and production.
  • Programming consultant and main liason to television networks, producers, and agencies.
2011 - Present

Production Executive/Senior Creative Director

Storm Studios
  • Supervision of company-wide creative.
  • Responsible for production and post production of originals, interstitials, and branded entertainment for clients like The Fox Network, ABC, CBS, FX, Disney Channel, and TruTV.
1998 - 2011

Wholly Cow Productions, Inc.

Senior Vice President, Original Content and Development, 2006 - 2011

  • Successfully launched and developed company division in original long form programming.  Responsible for two departments, overseeing as many as 150 people.
  • Executive Produced episodes of some of the top cable shows on television, including “The Real Housewives of Orange County” and “Flipping Out.”
  • Solidified relationships with key network executives and agents in non-fiction television.
  • Developed and Executive Produced some of the highest rated events in cable, “Marijuana: A Chronic History” as well as “Afraid of the Dark” both for History.

Senior Producer, 2003 - 2006

  • Moved into new territory, overseeing new clients in documentary programming, DVD features, and digital content.
  • Headed the team that produced high profile on-air events including “Premiere: Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith,” “Bloody Rome Week with Howie Long,” “Flight of the Phoenix with Dennis Quaid,” and “Wild West Week.”

Writer/Producer, 1999 - 2003

  • Integral in the relationships with major client accounts, including Fox, ABC, NBC, FX, E!, Style, and Warner Brothers Domestic Television.
  • Developed and supervised the award-winning documentaries, “Altman: On His Own Terms.” and “Young Frankenstein at 25.”
  • Provided multi-platform marketing campaigns to transition FX network from small, colorful, niche channel into major prime time TV destination with shows like “The Shield,” “Nip/Tuck,” and “American Horror Story.”
1997 - 1999


Clients include:

Area 21 - BRANDING DIVISION at FOX Broadcasting Company.

  • Supervised launch campaigns for “That 70s Show,” as well as multi-platform awareness campaigns for “The X-Files,” “The Simpsons,” and “Ally McBeal.”

ABC Branding Factory - BRANDING DIVISION AT ABC Network

  • Oversaw campaigns for several shows like “Drew Carey,” “The Practice,” and “Ellen,” and Collaborated with TBWA/Chiat/Day in the controversial “Yellow” campaign.

Fox Broadcasting Corporation

  • Supervised award-winning awareness and animated marketing campaigns including “King of the Hill” and the Fox Network’s major sports coverage, including the World Series.
1994 - 1997

Production Coordinator

FX Networks
  • Managed assets needed to execute projects. Included scheduling, paperwork, video coordination, and being liaison between the network and outside facilities.
  • Began taking on projects as producer, including high-profile sizzle campaigns.
1993 - 1994

Set/Stage Production Assistant

(Various Productions)

  • Provided support for writers and cast on location and soundstage.

Talent Assistant

Late Night with David Letterman
  • Summer job during college, following up on the position as an intern the previous semester.  Maintained relationships between staff and publicists/agents.  Provided guest support.


1984 - 1988

LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts (The "Fame" School)