Alexis M. Brown
Accomplished communicator with excellent writing, interviewing and organizational skills. A creative thinker with the ability to lead a team, manage multiple tasks simultaneously and work well with others.
Skills & Abilities
·Over ten years of experience managing a reality television show staff from pre-production through post.
·Exceptionally skilled at developing concepts, storylines, preparing talent and participants for events.
·Focused and detail oriented.
·Proficient at developing production schedules to complete tasks on time.
·Experienced in overseeing and mentoring production staff, tracking storylines, and scripts for edit.
·Excellent at managing multiple projects in different phases of production.
·Ability to maintain a positive, upbeat and complementary attitude towards staff, high profile talent and project participants for optimal results.
·Comfortable overseeing writers and editors to track production flow in order to meet deadlines.
·Accustomed to functioning in high pressured situations with multiple moving parts.
·Calm under pressure with the ability to solve problems quickly and creatively.
·Comfortable producing live, studio and field events.
·Ability to excite and pitch concepts verbally and in writing.
·Proven pedigree in developing, cultivating and maintaining relationships and partners.
·Well versed in writing production outlines and scripts for a variety of projects.
·Skilled at creating compelling narratives for brand messaging.
·Accustomed to interacting with the press and other media outlets.
·Comfortable discussing project status with upper management and executives.
·Liaison between outside contractors and executives.
·Writing press releases and utilizing social media to increase exposure.
·Well versed in Microsoft Office, Avid and Final Cut Pro.
·Seven plus years Supervising and Co-Executive Producing cable television shows.
·Six years Show Running RAP AROUND, a local Philadelphia television program.
·Successfully chaired the 25th Anniversary celebration of the Patriots of African Descent Monument, located in Valley Forge National Historical Park.
FREELANCE WRITER/PRODUCER GREATER PHILADELPHIA PRESENT
·Independent contractor hired to meet production companies’ needs.
SR. PRODUCER, STONE HOUSE REVIVAL MIDNORTH COLLECTIVE AUGUST 2017 – MARCH 2018
·Responsible for writing shooting scripts, composing the daily production schedule, communicating with homeowners, managing the field crew and talent in addition to field directing the production.
CO-EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, MY FIRST HOME AUTHENTIC ENTERTAINMENT SEPTEMBER 2015 – MAY 2016
·Duties entailed overseeing the daily operation of the show from pre-production to final delivery; managing the staff of producers, writers, editors; tracking the story points with the field team and coordinating the delivery schedule with Post Production Department and graphics company. Also responsible for approving scripts, writing cold opens, overseeing network notes and working directly with editors.
SUPERVISING PRODUCER AUTHENTIC ENTERTAINMENT MAY 2011 – AUGUST 2015
·Involved in the development and execution of numerous Reality, Lifestyle and Real Estate series and pilots from inception to completion.
oALL ON THE LINE, Sundance
oWATERFRONT HOUSE HUNTING, FYI
STORY PRODUCER AUTHENTIC ENTERTAINMENT JUNE 2008 – APRIL 2015
·Responsible for writing thirty-minute and one-hour episodes for numerous series. Duties were to screen raw footage to create dramatic and entertaining programs using footage, On the Fly interviews (OTF’s) and voiceover narration. Also responsible for writing cold opens and teases; monitoring episodes in the off and on-line editing phases; and addressing network notes.
oKNIFE FIGHT, Esquire
INTERIOR THERAPY WITH JEFF LEWIS, BRAVO
DUFF TILL DAWN, Food Network
HONEY BOO BOO, TLC
FLIPPING THE BLOCK, HGTV
TODDLERS & TIARAS, TLC
MY FIRST HOME, TLC (Seasons 3-6)
Awards & Achievements
MID ATLANTIC EMMY AWARDS
·Outstanding Talk Program/Series, RAP AROUND
·Outstanding Children’s Programming/Series, RAP AROUND
BACHELORS OF ARTS DEGREE HAMPTON UNIVERSITY
·Major: Mass Media Arts