• WORK

    Managing Producer

    for Exactly Right Media.

    2020 - Present

    • Lead a diverse team of creative producers through all aspects of audio production: scheduling, recording, guest booking, assembling, mixing, and episode publication.

    Talent Booker

    for Ask Ronna podcast.

    2020

    • Book guests to appear on Jessica Chaffin and Bryan Safi's podcast. 

    Talent Producer

    • Booked guests and interviewees to appear on 60+ weekly podcasts. 
    • Oversaw and managed studio recording schedule for all Earwolf shows. Facilitated all logistics for interviews. 
    • Worked in podcast acquisitions and development; Facilitated festival relations.

    Casting Producer

    for Tournament of Laughs on TBS.

    2020

    • Booked 32 comedians to compete in a single-elimination bracket-style comedy tournament.

    Casting Director

    for Netflix's stand-up competition series.

    2018 - 2020

    • Show started filming in March 2020; on hold due to coronavirus. 

    Talent Booker

    for Unleashed with Jimmy O. Yang.

    2020

    Talent Producer

    for Drunk History on Comedy Central.

    2019

    • Produced the story narrations for Season 7. 

    Talent Booker

    for Will Smith's This Joka on Quibi.

    2019

    • Booked comics for Will Smith's stand-up series.

    Talent Booker

    • Booked talent for the show's "Black History Month Spectacular."

    Talent Booker

    for Cooked with Cannabis on Netflix.

    2019

    • Booked the talent for the "Best Buds tables."

    Talent Booker

    for documentary feature, The Last Blockbuster.

    2019

    • Film produced by 1091 Pictures.

    Talent Booker

    for Getting Doug with High with Doug Benson.

    2018 - 2019

    • Booked the talent to be interviewed by Doug Benson.

    Director & Producer

    for documentary film, Camp Siberia.

    2016 - 2019

    • Traveled to Siberia in September 2016 to explore the aftermaths of the Russian orphanage system.

    Producer

    for documentary, Bite To The Future.

    2015 - 2019

    Stand-Up Booker

    for Jimmy Kimmel Live! on ABC.

    2017 - 2018

    • Scouted, booked, and produced television stand-up sets for the late night talk show.

    Talent Booker

    for Good Mythical Morning with Rhett & Link.

    2018

    • Cast new characters to join the pre-existing cast.

    Talent Associate

    for Kevin Hart's Cold As Balls on LOL Network / Lionsgate.

    2018

    • Booked talent for the newest episodes of Kevin Hart's ice-bath comedy interview series.

    Talent Booker

    for Backseat Comics, a Comedy Dynamics show for Microsoft.

    2018

    • Booked comedians for video game based show that streamed on Mixer, Microsoft's video platform.

    Talent Consultant

    for Blue Ant Digital Studios.

    2018

    • Found talent for Blue Ant Digital Studios' newest comedy documentary show.

    Talent Associate

    for Melissa Chusid Casting.

    2017 - 2018

    • ​Comedy Central's @midnight with Chris Hardwick.
    • Projects for History Channel, Lebron James' SpringHill Entertainment, and Will Smith's Westbrook Entertainment.
    • WNYC Studios podcasts Sooo Many White Guys with Phoebe Robinson & Late Night Whenever with Michelle Buteau.

    Talent Booker

    for Funny Or Die Digital.

    2017

    • Was hired for 12 weeks to help launch FoD's new live Twitch.tv channel.

    Talent Producer

    for Propagate Content's show, Tour Dates.

    2017 - 2018

    • Scouted, interviewed, and cast four comedians who work well together as a touring team.
    • Booked comedy tour across North America.

    Programming Consultant

    for the world's largest international comedy festival, Just For Laughs.

    2014 - 2017 (Festivals: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)

    • Scouted nationwide talent to determine the best up-and-coming comedic acts (New Faces Stand-Up, New Faces Unrepresented, and Characters).
    • Auditioned candidates; oversaw all showcases in Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago. Handpicked performers; worked one-on-one with talent.
    • Consulted on bookings of comedians, solo acts, and concept shows for live shows including Galas, Off-JFL, and more.

    Development Consultant

    for Just For Laughs/Juste pour rire Television.

    2017

    • Helped develop content for web, television, and other platforms that Just For Laughs TV produced in 2017.
    • Wrote pitch material and content to present to clients.

    Talent Booker

    • Booked, scheduled, and oversaw over 40 big-name comedians.

    Talent Manager

    for Fusion and All Def Digital's award show, All Def Movie Awards.

    2017

    • Booked the host, presenters, award recipients and comedians for Russell Simmons’ award show honoring diversity.

    Talent Coordinator

    for Comedy Central's 8-episode series, The Comedy Jam.

    2016 - 2017

    • Acted as the liaison between the network, EP's, talent, director, reps, and talent producer. Helped solidify artistic vision for the show and articulated that to all involved through one sheet creation, phone calls, emails, and daily updates.
    • Made talent booking offers, created lists of potential talent ideas, kept everyone in the loop on the status of talent. Assisted with contract agreements, travel logistics, and song clearances.

    Grants Writer

    for JFL42, Toronto's comedy festival.

    2016 - 2017

    • Consisted of writing, preparing, and assembling all supporting documentation needed for the submission of grants for Toronto's 2017 comedy festival, JFL42.

    Talent Booker

    • Booked, scheduled, and oversaw 40 big-name comedians.

    Talent Booker

    for JASH Network's comedy festival, Jashfesht.

    2016

    • Blocked out a performance schedule along with the JashFesht programming team in accordance with talent availability.
    • Booked acts for curated shows. Acted as a liaison between JashFesht producers, festival planners, talent, and talent reps. Compiled, organized and relayed information about show details to appropriate parties. 

    Program Director

    of Chris Hardwick's comedy venue, The Nerdist Showroom (also known as NerdMelt).

    2014 - 2015

    • Curated, maintained, promoted, and diversified NerdMelt's calendar of nightly comedy shows, screenings, live podcasts, panels, art exhibitions, book readings, film premieres, special events, and fundraisers.
    • Supervised 10+ staff members and 15 interns.
    • Oversaw general operations including social media outreach, public relations, finances and payroll, marketing, supplies, website maintenance, ticketing updates, and house management.
    • Location Manager for Comedy Central’s The Meltdown with Jonah & Kumail: Season 2 and for the Harmontown TV series.

    Casting Associate

    for The Biggest Laugh, a pilot for FOX.

    2015

    • Researched, identified, and scouted sketch groups and talent on a national level for a sketch comedy pilot for FOX and Sony. Organized submissions and maintained a detailed log. Released breakdowns detailing available roles.

    Talent Booker

    • Booked, scheduled, and oversaw over 50 big-name comedians.

    Talent Liaison & Show Manager

    for Moontower Comedy and Oddities Festival in Austin, TX.

    2015 - 2017

    • Acted as liaison between festival producers and talent. Managed a 300+ person venue for Austin’s premier comedy festival.

    Stage Manager

    • Managed a 500+ person venue for LA's alternative comedy festival.

    Associate Producer

    • Produced live, improvised stand-up shows that toured worldwide.
    • Accompanied the show to festivals and venues such as Upright Citizens Brigade, Maui Comedy Festival, Portland's Bridgetown Comedy Festival, and San Francisco SketchFest. 
    • Wrote content for the shows. Aided with production for The Nerdist Channel’s 80-episode 'Set List' web series.
  • education

    Transom: Workshop for New Public Radio

    Traveling Workshop on Catalina Island.

    June 2019

    • Intensive seven day training in audio storytelling, led by Rob Rosenthal.
    • You can hear the radio story I created for KISL here.

    Western Washington University

    Bachelor of Arts: Theatre

    Bellingham, WA

    • Cum Laude, President’s List, Dean's List 
    • Department Presidential Scholar Award: An accomplished scholar; demonstrated success in furthering multicultural activities; achieved high levels of service to the community.

    Semester At Sea

    Institute for Shipboard Education (study abroad program)

    Europe, Africa, Asia

    • Circumnavigated the world while studying in 12 countries. Took classes from Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
    • 2017-2020 Council Member - Semester At Sea's Young Alumni Council: Voted to the council by the Alumni Association Board of Directors. Serving a four-year term from January 2017 to December 2020. The Young Alumni Council serves as a voice, vehicle, and resource for Semester at Sea alumni.