Writer | Producer | Comedian | Activist

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  JC Coccoli

         818 281 4730|  jcispretty@gmail.com

 

EXPERIENCE    

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Maker Studios/Disney| Culver City, CA                                                                                                      

Aug 2016 – present 

Writer/ Talent “”The STATION by Maker”

    •    Sketch Comedy (evergreen and topical)

    •    Series Development for Century Link

 

Fox/Endemol Shine North America | New York, NY                                                                                                      

June 2016 – Aug 2016 

Producer / Writer“”Page SIX TV for the NY Post”

    •    Live talk show in front of a studio audience

    •    The daily television show to air on FOX that will deliver in-the-know gossip and news from the worlds of entertainment, culture, the media, finance, real estate and politics via a panel of experts and insiders.

 

Hudsun Media | Los Angeles, California                                                                                                      

Oct 2015 – Dec 2015 

Supervising Producer/Writer“”Fashionably Late with Rachel Zoe” (LifeTime Network)

    •    Live talk show format in front of a studio audience

    •    Celebrity guests, high-fashion commentary and pop culture news

 

MTV | New York, NY                                                                                                   

May 2013 – Oct 2014 

Writer/Talent “Hey Girl”  Director: Michael Showalter & Head Writer: Julie Klausner

    •    13 episode series about dating, relationships and celebrities

    •    man on the street, red carpet interview, headline celebrity news

 

E! |  Santa Monica, California                                                                                                                                      

Feb 2013 – Apr 2013

Segment Producer“Chelsea Lately” 

    •    Pop culture news with live panel in front of a studio audience, comedy consultant

    •    Worked with panelists on comedic beats, went on tour for standup

 

VH1 | Los Angeles, California & NYC                                                                                                                     

Oct 2012 – Jan 2013 

Writer/Talent“”Best Week Ever” 

    •    Talking Head for Pop Culture show, Sketch segments, Voice Over, Social Media segments

 

Funny or Die | Los Angeles, California                                                                                                                    

Feb 2013 – Apr 2013

Produce/Writer“ White Man’s D$ck with Susan Sarandon” 

    •    Writer with pre and post-production duties

 

MTV | Los Angeles, California                                                                                                                      

Nov 2011 - Apr 2012

Writer“”Ridiculousness” 

    •    Video Categories Titles, Sketches, Online Media, and Panel commentary

 

Comedy Central.com | Santa Monica, California                                                                                                      

May 2011 – Oct 2011

Co-creator / Producer“”Steve & Brandon Think They Sold a Show” 

 

Reveille Productions | Los Angeles, California                                                                                                          

Jan 2008 - Jun 2008

Story Producer“American Gladiators 2008”

 

Mark Burnett Prods | Los Angeles, California                                                                  

Oct 2007 - Dec 2007

Story Producer NBC’s game show “AMNESIA”

 

MTV Networks | Los Angeles, California                                                                                                         

Mar 2007 – May 2007

Writer’s Assistant“MTV Movie Awards”               

 

EDUCATION          

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University of Central Florida | Orlando, Florida                                                Graduated 2005

BA in Radio and Television Broadcasting - Minor in Creative Writing

 

Carnegie Mellon University| Pittsburgh, PA

 

 

 

        

                                

 

 

 

        

 

 

 

 818 281 4730|  jcispretty@gmail.com

 

EXPERIENCE

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Maker Studios/Disney| Culver City, CA                                                                                      

Aug 2016 – present

Writer/ Talent “”The STATION by Maker”

• Sketch Comedy (evergreen and topical)

• Series Development for Century Link

 

Fox/Endemol Shine North America | New York, NY                                                                                      

June 2016 – Aug 2016

Producer / Writer“”Page SIX TV for the NY Post”

• Live talk show in front of a studio audience

• The daily television show to air on FOX that will deliver in-the-know gossip and news from the worlds of entertainment, culture, the media, finance, real estate and politics via a panel of experts and insiders.

 

Hudsun Media | Los Angeles, California                                                                                      

Oct 2015 – Dec 2015

Supervising Producer/Writer“”Fashionably Late with Rachel Zoe” (LifeTime Network)

• Live talk show format in front of a studio audience

• Celebrity guests, high-fashion commentary and pop culture news

 

MTV | New York, NY                                                                                   

May 2013 – Oct 2014

Writer/Talent “Hey Girl”  Director: Michael Showalter & Head Writer: Julie Klausner

• 13 episode series about dating, relationships and celebrities

• man on the street, red carpet interview, headline celebrity news

 

E! |  Santa Monica, California                                                                                                                      

Feb 2013 – Apr 2013

Segment Producer“Chelsea Lately” 

• Pop culture news with live panel in front of a studio audience, comedy consultant

• Worked with panelists on comedic beats, went on tour for standup

 

VH1 | Los Angeles, California & NYC                                                                                                     

Oct 2012 – Jan 2013

Writer/Talent“”Best Week Ever” 

• Talking Head for Pop Culture show, Sketch segments, Voice Over, Social Media segments

 

Funny or Die | Los Angeles, California                                                                                                    

Feb 2013 – Apr 2013

Produce/Writer“ White Man’s D$ck with Susan Sarandon” 

• Writer with pre and post-production duties

 

MTV | Los Angeles, California                                                                                                      

Nov 2011 - Apr 2012

Writer“”Ridiculousness” 

• Video Categories Titles, Sketches, Online Media, and Panel commentary

 

Comedy Central.com | Santa Monica, California                                                                                      

May 2011 – Oct 2011

Co-creator / Producer“”Steve & Brandon Think They Sold a Show” 

 

Reveille Productions | Los Angeles, California                                                                                      

Jan 2008 - Jun 2008

Story Producer“American Gladiators 2008”

 

Mark Burnett Prods | Los Angeles, California                                      

Oct 2007 - Dec 2007

Story Producer NBC’s game show “AMNESIA”

 

MTV Networks | Los Angeles, California                                                                                          

Mar 2007 – May 2007

Writer’s Assistant“MTV Movie Awards”           

 

EDUCATION      

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University of Central Florida | Orlando, Florida             Graduated 2005

BA in Radio and Television Broadcasting - Minor in Creative Writing

 

Carnegie Mellon University| Pittsburgh, PA

 

 

 

        

                                

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  JC Coccoli

     jC@JCcoccoliispretty.com

EXPERIENCE                

Mindshow | Los Angeles, California                                                                                                                              May 2017 - Present

Consultant for Virtual Reality APP

Developing an Animated Series in the amazing world of Virtual Reality to give consumers a truly unforgettable experience. Attend annual VRLA conference to embrace the philosophy to build it, break it and then rebuild it better. Use of comedic strategy to enhance the knowledge of testing and testability to influence better software design, promote proper engineering practice, bug prevention strategies, testability, accessibility, privacy, and other advanced quality concepts across products.

Maker Studios/Disney | Los Angeles, California                                                                                                     Oct 2013 – Mar 2017

Supervising Producer & Head Writer for Media Studio

Coordinating Facebook LIVE, twitch, Instagram LIVE & Music-ly with media influencers & Ad agencies. Social Media manager  that has a detail oriented mind with the capability to multitask and think outside of the box. Strategizing narrative campaigns for original content that tell the story of the brand (Century Link, FreeForm, Pepsi, Urban Decay etc) through comedy, social experiments and co-collaboration

Endemol Shine | New York, NY                                                                                                                                         Jun 2016 – Aug 2016

Producer  “PageSix TV”

Facebook LIVE, twitch, Instagram LIVE & Music-ly, with talent, journalists and celebrities. Developed media strategy including insights, ideas, results and media optimization. Supervises development, implementation and optimization of media plans and media analysis. Successfully worked on a range of content formats, made creative decisions, and demonstrated aesthetic and technical skills that support the strategic objectives of a multi-platform organization.            

Hudsun Media | Los Angeles, California                                                                                                                    Oct 2015 – Jan 2016

Supervising Producer  “”Fashionably Late with Rachel Zoe” (LifeTime Network)

Coordinating with talent, Twitter and Social Media manager. Identifies opportunities for cross-platform media deals, when appropriate for Rachel Zoe brand. Lead Coordinator in Live Talk Show format in front of a studio audience. Pre-interview with Celebrity guests, High-Fashion commentary and Pop Culture News

Funny or Die | Los Angeles, California                                                                                                                       Feb 2013 – Apr 2013

Producer “ White Man’s D%$k with Susan Sarandon”

Women’s March & Comedic Activism, Writing, Pre and Post-production. Communicates with media buyers, planners and media sales reps and industry representatives on a regular basis to pursue ideas that are strategically aligned with the client’s business. Keep abreast of industry trends (trade press, seminars, current events, etc.) that may impact a client’s business. Casting and Final edit (Adobe Premiere Pro)

Viacom | Los Angeles, California & NYC                                                                                                                     Oct 2009 – Apr 2013

Consultant  E! Chelsea Lately,  VH1 “”Best Week Ever” , MTV’s “movie Awards”, MTV’s  “Ridiculousness” & ComedyCentral.com

Talking Head for Pop Culture show, Sketch segments, Voice Over, Social Media segments. Extreme Sports, Man-on the street, Online Media, and Panel commentary. Co-creator / Producer  “”Steve & Brandon Think They Sold a Show." Writing & pre and post-production of the Comedy Central web series, casting & final edit (Adobe Premiere Pro Certified)

EDUCATION                   

University of Central Florida | Orlando, Florida                                                                                             Graduated 2005

BA in Creative Writing and Communications - Minor in Marketing and Advertising

Carnegie Mellon University  | Pittsburgh, PA - Summer Writing Program