My television work has been the catalyst for various recognitions along the way all of which have generated an enormous sense of gratitude within me for the blessing and recognition of hard work done well.
Upon leaving ABC, I relaunched my career as an independent producer. As a hired gun, the first big project I was able to sink my teeth into was a documentary for Lifetime television for which I shared researching and writing duties. The documentary focused on the subterfuge and lies surrounding the pairs figure skating competition of the Salt Lake Olympic Winter Games and the infamous French judge. In subsequent years, I co-produced a five-hour documentary look at the trecherous terrain and travails
After finishing my first documentary for Lifetime Television in 2003, I was empowered to produce, direct and write longer formatted stories. Thus, I began story producing and field directing episodes of docu-style reality television and entertainment programming, including numerous specials, series pilots and season premiers, including these:
My television career took flight at the "house that Roone Arledge built." First as a freelancer and, ultimately, a staffer, ABC Sports was my training ground. I began as a stage manager and writer, moved up to font coordinator and animation designer (receiving my 1st Emmy Nomination for "Outstanding Graphic Design" for ABC's figure skating package) and finished my ABC days as a feature producer. My time at the network included work on the following properties:
of the Iditarod Great Sled Race followed by two summers spent producing and directing portions of multiple one-hour documentaries for CBS.
As an independent producer, director, writer and tape AD, I have continued to seek venues such as sports features, teases and reports to tell amazing stories of perseverance, anguish and triumph. However, in addition to dividing my hours at work between reality television and sports broadcasting, I've also been able to expand my production repertoire with industrial and promotional projects as well as to dabble in intimate rock & roll performance direction. Here's a look at some additional gigs that I've cultivated over the last eleven years:
Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show (USA)
NETWORK PROMOS (Canada):