Surviving R. Kelly Betrayed on ID True Life on MTV Unlocking the Truth on MTV Catfish: The Untold Stories on MTV Catfish on MTV Sing It On on the Pop Network Homicide Hunter

Surviving R. Kelly


True Life

Unlocking the Truth

Catfish: The Untold Stories


Sing It On

Homicide Hunter

What I Do

Executive Producer/Director

EMMY nominated producer on large and small scale productions. From how-to reality and home and garden to true crime and mysteries.

Story Editor/Producer

Write, produce and develop stories in pre-production, assemble story string outs using AVID and Final Cut Pro in post production.


Write, produce and direct long and short form documentaries, television and motion picture screenwriter.



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started her career in the music business as a recording engineer and producer. She has produced two feature-length documentaries — Plaster Caster, which explores the life and art of Cynthia Plaster Caster, and Playing With Fire, about revolutionary abstract expressionist ceramic artist Paul Soldner — experiences that led her into nonfiction television.

She served as a Producer for two seasons of Trace Evidence: The Case Files of Dr. Henry Lee for Court TV (TRU TV), and wrote, produced, and directed several episodes of Secret Lives of Women (Season 3) for WE TV.  She also field produced and directed three seasons of Clean House and earned an Emmy nomination in 2009.

In 2011, she served as Story Producer for Discovery ID's highest-rated series Homicide Hunter starring Lt. Joe Kenda. In 2012, she served as Show Producer on House Hunters for HGTV. Her work in 2013 included serving as Producer on TLC's makeover series What Not To Wear, and as Field/Story Producer on two new Discovery ID original series — Tabloid, hosted by Jerry Springer, and Devil in the Details.

In 2014, she served as Senior Story Producer on the investigation series CATFISH: The TV Show based on the award-winning documentary film and season 2 of Tabloid. In 2015, she served as Senior Story Producer on Sing It On, a music competition series based on the movie Pitch Perfect, with Executive Producer and Academy Award winning composer, John Legend. In 2016, she served as Supervising Producer on MTV's CATFISH: The Untold Stories — a re-enactment spinoff of the popular investigation series. In 2016, she served as Co-Executive Producer of MTV's True Life. She recently served as a showrunner at Electus and is Executive Producer at Make Some Noise Media, Inc.

She is a member of the Producers Guild of America and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.


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