Natalie Valentine, Principal
(917) 655-2139
BANYAN PRODUCTIONS/TVOne, Silver Spring, MD January 2009
Senior Post Producer and Writer / “The Presidential Galas”
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  • 1. Natalie Valentine, Principal (917) 655-2139 ______________________________________________________________________________________ SUMMARY: Words, characters, images, andsounds are all the elements of a great story. But the best part of the story is you. From PublicService Campaigns, to personal and professional campaigns, to original television programming, Natalie Valentine Productions uses your narrative to take your brand to the next level. Established in 2011, we are your storytellers andour number one priority is to share your story. Natalie Valentine Productions LLC, Philadelphia, PA Established January 2011 Principal/Owner Operate a small-sized video production company and serve as creator and executive producer for content on multiple platforms. Projects include, but are not limited to, public service campaigns, pre-taped pieces for live events, original television concepts, and talent reels. Partner with other production companies including, but not limitedto: Sierra Productions for the National Urban League and Congressional Media for TV One.  Create and pitch original programs  Write treatments  Produce sizzle reels  Bid on projects and submit proposals  Create production budgets  Nurture talent  Book and manage crews COMCAST/NBC Universal, Philadelphia, PA Executive Consultant Since March 2010 Produce studio talk shows and taped pieces for multiple Comcast/NBC platforms.  Executive produce one day shoots and multi-day on location productions  Work with A-list talent on location  Handle all production aspects for tapings from pre production to post production  Book and manage crews  Screen footage  Write short form scripts  Oversee editing process BANYAN PRODUCTIONS/ZLiving Network, Philadelphia, PA July 2013 – March 2014 Senior Post Producer and Writer/ “Natural Reboot” Wrote long form scripts for pieces for the primetime lifestyle show.  Screened/logged days of footage and created story arc for 60m show  Decided layout and led editor to see creative process to fruition  Worked within a strict deadlines to successfully meet delivery to client COMCAST, Philadelphia, PA Senior Producer/Consultant July 2009 – September 2009 Produced videos for the 20th anniversary celebration of Philadelphia-basedhomeless advocacy organization.  Served as project manager  Served as liaison between Comcast andProject HOME  Interviewedformer homeless individuals, recovereddrug addicts, and students  Screened footage, createdstory arc and wrote scripts  Led editor to see creative process to fruition WPVI-6ABC - A Disney Corporation, Philadelphia, PA January 2010 Senior Producer and Writer/ Programming Produced segment for VISIONS, a half-hour newsmagazine highlighting African-American achievement.  Bookedand Pre interviewedguests  Fieldproduced on location  Screened footage, createdstory arc and wrote scripts
  • 2. BANYAN PRODUCTIONS/TVOne, Silver Spring, MD January 2009 Senior Post Producer and Writer / “The Presidential Galas” Wrote scripts for “behind-the-scenes” pieces for the live primetime inauguration special that airedon TVOne.  Screened footage and created story arc  Decided layout and led editor to see creative process to fruition  Chose music and graphics to establish style of the piece  Worked within a one-day deadline to successfully meet delivery to client THE COMCAST NETWORK, Philadelphia, PA September 2005 – January 2009 Special Projects Producer/ “Your Morning” Wrote and produced segments for the live two-hour infotainment-style show that reached 10 million homes.  Developed ideas for field pieces and live segments  Directed field shoots and wrote first-person and voice-over scripts  Created series and constructed daily blocks on financial, consumer, legal, and beauty topics  Led graphic designers and editors to see creative process to fruition  Served as story editor for one hour of “Scare School;” the network’s three hour Halloween special BANYAN PRODUCTIONS, Philadelphia, PA June 2003 – December 2004 Special Projects Producer/ “A Wedding Story” October 2003 – January 2004 Workedexclusively booking the reality cast for the first-ever wedding contest that aired on TLC.  Researched islandlocations for accessibility andideal backdrop  Consultedcelebrity event planners, Mindy Weiss and Preston Bailey  Negotiatedtrade agreements with vendors Senior Story Editor/ “Ambush Makeover” June 2003-Oct 2003 & June 2004-Dec 2004 Wrote scripts for seasons one through three for the daily daytime makeover show that aired on 20th Century Fox.  Screened up to 12 hours of field footage and created story arc for 30-minute show  Chose pivotal moments to increase suspense  Wrote voice over text for transition and story development  Wrote scripts for special broadcasts  Developed makeup and style tips that aired during the show OXYGEN MEDIA, New York, NY October 1999 – January 2002 Producer/ “Pure Oxygen” Produced for the program that launched the network, which catered to the lifestyle of progressive women.  Developed concepts for live and taped elements for the daily two hour show  Researched the latest human interest and news topics  Booked guests, conducted pre-interviews, coached talent and guests  Wrote and starred in the exclusive behind-the-scenes production of Cabaret on Broadway  Filled in as substitute co-host COURT TV, New York, NY October 1998 – October 1999 Producer/ “Johnnie Cochran Tonight” Produced for the nightly program that was a mix of law, politics, andentertainment.  Wrote scripts for half hour show hosted by the late celebrity attorney  Booked celebrity guests such as Spike Lee, Michael Michele, and Lennox Lewis  Field produced Columbine High School tragedy for the network EDUCATION Syracuse University -- Syracuse, New York Bachelor of Arts May 1992 Examples of video production work can be seen at References available upon request

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