Living the Dream

Dream/drēm/a cherished aspiration, ambition, or ideal. On a serene Fall morning in 2003, I embarked on a journey that would shape not just my career but my entire approach to life. With stars in my eyes and a determination to make my mark, I set foot on set as a 2nd Assistant Director for a...

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Appreciation: A Career of Connection and Impact in the World of Hollywood

ap·pre·ci·a·tion /əˌprēSHēˈāSHən/ recognition and enjoyment of the good qualities of someone. If there’s one thing I’ve learned throughout my journey as a television and commercial producer traversing the globe, it’s the immeasurable value of appreciation. It’s not just about recognizing the good qualities of someone or something; it’s about cherishing the connections we forge and their impact...

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It’s all Peachy Keen

Picture this, my supervising producer and I are on a scout in a movie-perfect peach orchard in John Day, Oregon. It is the summer of 2009. It’s Brian and me trying to decide after this hour-long drive if this location will work for a segment we need on our show. Showing up to the site...

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