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Work History

Jan 2014Present

Production Coordinator

BET Networks
  • Oversee all phases of video production for BET.com, from pre to post-production.
  • Hire and supervise crew of 10-30: camera operators, editors, producers and production assistant while offering feedback and enforcing deadlines.
  • Manage budgets of up to 60k, for video production, during award shows such as the BET Awards. 
  • Produce BET’s most viewed web series #BLX. A show that takes talent back to the place that inspired their artistry - their old neighborhood.                                
  • Generate behind the scenes content to support specials and shows aired on linear such as; Being Mary.
  • Facilitate and coordinate all sponsored content ensuring clients' needs are met; while innovatively incorporating advertisers and products into shows. 
    • Clients include: Sprite, Toyota, Cover Girl, Pantene, Twix, Chevy, and many more.
  • Create and manage production schedules to be sure all content is shot, edited and delivered at or under budget, and ahead of schedule.
  • Lead daily production meetings and weekly production calls.
July 2016July 2016

Production Coordinator

Time Inc.
  • Coordinated behind the scenes content, for the 2016 Essence Festival.
  • Managed production schedule to be sure all content is shot, edited, delivered and published on time.
  • Supervised multiple crews who captured content for Essence's: Beauty, Lifestyle and Music verticals.
  • Liaison between production crew and external departments (legal, talent, etc.).
  • Managed petty cash for production needs.
Oct 2015Oct 2015

Production Assistant

VIMBY - Intel 
  • Assisted producers, camera operators and audio technicians during the Maker Faire.
  • Managed legal clearances for talent and products featured.
  • Interviewed and wrangled talent for video segments.
Jul 2015Jul 2015

Associate Producer

Rush Card 
  • Coordinator of production scheduling.
  • Prepped Russell Simmons and Tonya Rapley (host) for sit down interview.
  • Scouted location and designed set. 
  • Assisted with camera set-up and lighting.                                                                          
Mar 2014Mar 2014

Production Assistant 

VIMBY - Toyota 
  • Assisted camera operators with set up.
  • Scouted venues for each location and designed set.
  • Managed legal clearances for talent featured and locations visited.
  • Interviewed and wrangled talent for video segment.
Oct 2012Jan 2014

Production Assistant 

BET Networks
  • Assisted Production Coordinator and Manager with production schedules, call sheets and shoot calendar. 
  • Cleared footage and secured licensing for BET.com 
  • Developed interview questions for behind the scenes coverage at award shows such as the Soul Train Awards.
  • Coordinated equipment distribution of: camera, audio, lighting, edit stations, etc.
May 2012Aug 2012

Intern 

BET Networks; 106 & Park 
  • Assisted production assistants and producers with show rundowns and schedules. 
  • Managed crafty during television productions.
  • Improved work flow of production assistants by creating daily to-do list to balance their workflow. 
  • Manage and facilitate legal clearances for guest on the show.

Education

Sep 2008May 2012

Bachelor of Arts - English 

Long Island University