The Oprah Winfrey Show, Harpo Studios – Chicago 2000 – 2011 Producer/Co-Producer
Recognized Television Academy Award-winning Producer for The Oprah Winfrey Show: 40 million weekly viewers, syndication in 215 U.S. markets, and worldwide distribution to 150 countries.
Delivered, on tight deadlines, more than 6,000 hours of high-rated network television as an 11-year Oprah Show Producer, and as an on-camera Journalist, prior to career at Harpo Studios.
Directed and conducted countless impactful interviews and field shoots globally – with international icons to extraordinary, everyday people.
Co-Produced the highest-rated Oprah Show in more than six years during the 2011 final historic season: “Breaking News: Oprah Reveals a Hidden Family Secret.” Mindfully selected as the one Field Producer to interview Oprah’s family.
Selected and trusted, repeatedly, to represent Oprah Winfrey on extremely coveted high-profile assignments around the world.
Appointed as The Oprah Show’s Lead Producer overseeing and managing Harpo’s first team in New Orleans during the fast-moving Hurricane Katrina disaster.
Initiated, researched, networked, pitched, produced, and managed numerous innovative and significant episode ideas that made broadcast, were Oprah Show firsts, and inspired social change.
Contributed to the brand strategy, development and execution of Oprah’s integrated media communications, collective action platforms, and social advocacy campaigns.
Produced and developed the brand images of other TV professionals such as Lisa Ling, Dr. Mehmet Oz and Rachael Ray.