LAUREN J. RIVERA 

Freelance Multimedia Producer

Location: Greater NYC

FREELANCE EXPERIENCE

 

"Adoption Day"                           The Dodo, NY 2019

Field Producer & B-roll camera operator​

"Bull"                                              CBS/ Light, Source & Imagery, NY 2018 & 2019

Field Producer - Cast & crew interviews 

"Leading Women Series"            Participant Media, NY 2018

Field Producer

"Elementary"                                 CBS/Light, Source & Imagery, NY 2017 & 2018​

Field Producer - Cast & crew interviews

 

"Kevin Can Wait"                         CBS/Light, Source & Imagery, NY 2017

​Field Producer - Cast & crew interviews 

"The Blacklist"                              SONY/Light, Source & Imagery, NY 2016 & 2017​

​Field Producer - Cast & crew interviews

"The Interestings"                         SONY/Light, Source & Imagery, NY 2016

​​Field Producer - Cast & crew interviews

Yahoo Superstar Awards             YAHOO, NY 2015 & 2016 

Field Producer

"The Fashion Fund"                     Amazon/Light, Source & Imagery, NY 2015

Field Producer​

"Style Code Live"                         Amazon, NY 2015

Field Producer

TELEVISION - STAFF EXPERIENCE

The Meredith Vieira Show (June 2014- May 2015)

Field Producer/Story Producer

I played an integral part in researching human interest stories across the US for the nationally syndicated daytime show hosted by Meredith Vieira. 

  • Produced, wrote, directed and oversaw the edit of field pieces with a focus on lifestyle, pop culture and comedy. 

The Dr. Oz Show (June 2012 – May 2014)

Field Producer/Shooter/Story Producer

Starting out as an associate producer, I spent my first year instituting new guidelines to improve the quality of user-generated video content incorporated into field pieces. Once I was promoted to field producer, I handled all aspects of field production including scouting locations, research, working with talent, producing, writing, directing and overseeing the edits. 

  • I won a daytime Emmy for Outstanding Talk Show/Informative (Season 4). 

Side Job Productions, LLC (November 2008 – August 2010)

Co-Founder/Producer/Director/Camera Operator

  • Managed acquisitions, budgets, and overall business plan.

  • Hired and managed a production crew.

  • Executive Producer for multiple web series including a finalist for the 2009 NATPE NextTV Competition.

 

ADVERTISING SALES & BRANDED ENTERTAINMENT  

 

Sony Pictures Television (June 2005 –August 2010)

Branded Entertainment Integration Coordinator/Executive Assistant to the President of Ad Sales

My interest in scripted television and my ability to write creatively helped propel me from basic executive assistant duties to development opportunities during my five years with the company. 

  • Presented summaries of demographics and integration possibilities based on SPT’s Digital and TV development slate.

  • Pitched concepts and integration plans to Senior Vice President of Branded Entertainment, as well as key clients.

  • Researched brand integration initiatives throughout the industry.

  • Created web series concepts based around the brand’s message for distribution on Crackle.com and its syndication partners.

  • Acted as project manager for integration deals. 

 

EDUCATION

B.A. (2003): Communication – Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ

 

AWARDS
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Talk Show/Informative 2013
 
SKILLS

PROFESSIONAL: Field production, interviewing, story producing, scriptwriting, directing, camera operation, social media video production, creative writing. 

TECHNICAL: AVID, Sony FX1000, Sony Z7U, Sony EX-1, Canon 6D 

 

INTERESTS

Creative writing, blogging, storytelling, videography, photography, traveling, social media, current events, pop culture. 

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