President / Talent Manager
Lennon Management 2014 - present
Managing and developing YouTube's most sought after personalities and social media's most influential talent.
Lennon Management is a full service management company with expertise in developing social media talent. Lennon Management has been recognized as leaders in management and brand development for digital entertainment's leading tastemakers.
Reality T.V. Producer
Freelance 2000 - 2014
Provide reality television producing services in various areas including story, field, casting and post production.
Contracted by various top-tier production companies, such as Core, 51 Minds, and Framantile, on programs that have aired on NBC, VH1, Showtime, TLC, Animal Planet, Bravo, and several others.
Developed, packaged and pitched reality television concepts.
Talpa September 2013 - Present
Program title: "La Voz Kids" Network: Telemundo
Providing casting services for the highly anticipated second season of Telemundo's national kid's singing competition. Identifying and securing potential contestants. Responsible for conducting and organizing nationwide open auditions, nationwide outreach and research, interviewing talent and securing venues.
Stick Figure Films August 2013
Project: "Development Project for an original HBO Docuseries"
Providing casting services for an original docuseries currently in development.
CORE Media Group Inc. April - May 2013 | Hollywood, CA
Program title: "Chola Salon"
Providing casting and production services on a reality television program currently in development.
Vinnie Potestivo Entertainment (Sole Proprietorship) 2013 - 2013 | Beverly Hills
Program title: "I'm Married to a..." Network: VH1
Worked with casting directors and executive producers, Responsible for viewing audition videos and interviewing applicants. Made recommendations regarding which applicants should advance through the casting process.
Pilgrim Studios 2012 - 2013 | Beverly Hills
Program title: "Top Hooker" Network: Animal Planet
Provided reality television casting services on seasons 1 and 2 of Animal Planet's extreme fishing competition, Top Hooker, a hotly-anticipated reality T.V. Show featuring a handful of daring fishing enthusiasts who tackle exciting and intense challenges on America's rivers, lakes, streams, and even the open ocean.
Worked directly with casting directors and executive producers. Responsible for sifting through audition videos and interviewing applicants. Made recommendations regarding which applicants should advance through the casting process.
Original Media January - January 2012 | Hollywood, CA
Program title: "10 Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty" Network: Spike T.V.
Provided reality television casting services for Spike T.V.'s 10 Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty, a new one-hour reality show featuring ambitious teams of explorers on a brazen exhibition to unearth real evidence of Bigfoot's existence.
Worked directly with casting directors and executive producers. Responsible for sifting through audition videos and interviewing applicants. Made recommendations regarding which applicants should advance through the audition process.
Talent / Field Producer
Firecracker Films 2012 - 2012 | West Virginia
Program title: "Gypsy Sisters" Network: TLC
Provided field producing services for TLC's wild reality program, Gypsy Sisters. Managed talent schedules and appearances. Coordinated location permits and production schedules.
Talent / Field Producer
Relativity Media 2012 - 2012 | Las Vegas, Nevada Area
Program titles: "Gigolos" , "Model Babies" Network: Showtime
Provided talent and field production services for Showtime's risque and uncensored look into the personal and professional lives of five guys in Vegas who get paid to hang out and have fun with women.
Cast talent, developed story, interviewed and produced talent in field.
Provided field casting services for a pilot presentation called "Model Babies."
Intuitive Entertainment 2012 - 2012 | Beverly Hills
Program title: "Millionaire Matchmaker" Network: Bravo
Provided casting producer services on season six of Bravo's hit docu-series, Millionaire Matchmaker.
Responsible for identifying, securing and casting the Millionaire on the premier episode of season six which opened to the highest ratings to date.
Fremantle Media August 2011 - October 2011 | Burbank, CA
Program title: "Total Blackout" Network: SyFy
Worked with casting directors and executive producers. Responsible for sifting through audition videos and interviewing applicants. Made recommendations regarding which applicants should advance through the casting process.
Responsible for casting and securing the fan favorites who went on to join the Total Blackout All Stars cast.
New Media Producer
51 Minds Entertainment 2009 - 2011 | North Hollywood, CA
Program titles: "Money Hungry", "Legend Hunters", "The X-Life", "Ton of Cash", "Famous Food" Network: VH1
Began as a tape logger. Was promoted to associate story producer and producer of new media.
Responsible for all online content, i.e, interviews, bonus footage, etc.
Senior Story Producer
Univision Communications Inc. 2000 - 2002 | Beverly Hills
Program title: "Buscando Amor" Network: Univision
Provided story producer and comedy writing services for the spanish language dating show, Buscando Amor.
Assistant to Supervising Producer
Universal Television 1998 - 2000 | Burbank, CA
Program title: "Blind Date" Network: Syndicated
Assisted the Supervising Producer and writing staff.