Citizen Pictures - Denver, CO


August 2016 -  Present

  • Deliver captivating “real people” talent and compelling stories through creative, savvy research and strategic outreach for a variety of TV series/specials/pilots in the Lifestyle and Docu-series space.

  • Investigate all story facets and produce segments. Coordinate shoot logistics and create detailed hot sheets. Anticipate potential pitfalls and find creative solutions. 

  • Develop, maintain, and track good working relationships with potential stories and organize production processes. 

  • Conduct in-depth interviews with potential talent via phone and video chat.  Expert-level cold call skills.

  • Edit persuasive casting tapes. Write accurate, entertaining pitch copy for numerous series. 

  • Coordinate all needed logistics, crew and talent travel, call sheets, permits, schedules, releases, and insurance. 

PROJECTS: Emmy-nominated Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives - Casting Researcher (Food Network- seasons 26-34); DDD America’s Favorites - Contest Producer (Food); Extraordinary Stories Behind Everyday Things -  Producer (Magnolia); TBA Competition Show - Producer (Food); Triple D Nation - Associate Producer (Food); Seaside Snacks & Shacks - Production Coordinator (Cooking); Guy’s Family Road Trip - Associate Producer/Lead Researcher (Food); TBA Travel Special - Lead Researcher (Food); Top Secret Swimming Holes - Researcher (Travel); and various development.

Beth Liebetrau Casting - Los Angeles, CA | Denver, CO


January 2015 -  Present

PAST PROJECTS: Twice Emmy-nominated Documentary Now! (IFC- seasons 1 & 2); ‘Best of 2015’- The New York Times; ‘Best of 2015/2016’-Entertainment Weekly; acclaim in 75+ publications; Helen Mirren hosts.

  • Led department that orchestrated and delivered results for all talent-related needs of critically acclaimed IFC series from executive producers Lorne Michaels (SNL), Seth Meyers, Bill Hader and Fred Armisen.

  • Designed the casting landscape and managed projects from start to finish, against tight deadlines and unique talent requirements, including outreach in Bogota, Minneapolis, Miami, and Reykjavik, Iceland.

  • Analyzed scripts, documentaries to conceptualize talent/performance needs. Authored casting notices and designed audition materials to target appropriate talent and communicate opportunities effectively to agents.

  • Utilized deep, developed personal knowledge of boundless talent pool and popular culture to generate lists of ideas. Tenaciously explored any and all avenues in order to provide exemplary talent for projects. 

  • Negotiated talent deals and secured high-profile special guest stars: Anne Hathaway, Jack Black, John Slattery, Faye Dunaway, Peter Bogdanovich, Mia Farrow, Peter Fonda; musicians Kenny Loggins, Daryl Hall, Michael McDonald; food critic Jonathan Gold, CEO Irving Azoff, author Chuck Klosterman, and director Cameron Crowe. 

High Noon Entertainment - Denver, CO


October 2020 - December 2020

  • Launched community outreach scouting campaign to uncover homeowners with opposing design styles for new TBA Home Renovation Show. 

  • Commanded interior design expertise to produce storylines, interview candidates, and edit effective casting tapes.

PROJECTS: Design MashUp (HGTV- Season 1)

RedShoe - Los Angeles, CA


August 2016 - August 2018

  • Developed and nurtured positive client, coordinator, and vendor relationships for top-rated DJ company with $750K in annual revenues.  

  • Utilized CRM to track end-to-end client experience; first point of contact for all sales leads.

  • Redesigned and implemented new social media/marketing strategies including generating content and brand messaging, as well as tracking analytics.

  • Managed business operations including client billing, contracts, and internal team communications.

Thomas/O’Neill Casting - Universal City, CA


June 2012 – December 2015

  • Auditioned actors daily, coached and developed talent for roles in multiple, concurrent network television projects.

  • Collaborated with writers, producers, directors, studio/network executives, and across departments to achieve the creative vision for projects via effective talent choices.

  • Conceptualized casting possibilities and generated lists of creative ideas. Advertised casting calls and reviewed submissions. Researched and recruited non-actor personalities. Coordinated casting sessions.

  • Scouted fresh talent at stand-up, theater, sketch/improv shows, showcases, and through online platforms. Led workshops.

  • Negotiated and closed talent deals on/under budget and in accordance with SAG/AFTRA contracts. Managed talent onboarding (contracts, paperwork, union clearances, wardrobe, call times, and new hire communication).

PROJECTS: Man Seeking Woman (FXX- 2 seasons); The Office (NBC pilot/spin-off); Divorce: A Love Story (Sony pilot); Growing Up Fisher (NBC); Super Fun Night (ABC); Manhattan Love Story (ABC pilot); Mulaney (FOX).

Apartment Therapy Media - Los Angeles, CA


January 2013 – August 2013

  • Directed artistic vision to create a compelling, unique, on-brand aesthetic for editorial content in popular entertaining series "Gatherings from The Kitchn' on The Kitchn.com.

  • Styled all prop placement on-set for shoot; planned, sourced visually interesting and functional pieces.

  • Collaborated with the editor, photographer to plan featured event and execute conceptual theme for each shoot.

Emily Henderson Design - Los Angeles, CA


Various Fall 2012

  • Assisted HGTV Host, Interior Designer, Stylist Emily Henderson with photoshoot styling and client install used for content on the popular blog: stylebyemilyhenderson.com.

  • Collaborated in the styling and design process, DIY projects, and helped source, transport, and inventory pieces.

CBS Studios Television - Studio City, CA


August 2006 – December 2011

  • Collaborated efficiently and fastidiously between nine studio departments, executives at multiple networks, casting directors, and production staff to manage talent for 20+ series and pilots at any one time.

  • Spearheaded all video projects including managing digital assets, producing specialized actor reels, and filming, editing all studio tests.

  • Served as talent liaison and an interim point executive managing the casting process, actor approvals.

  • Scouted fresh talent at stand-up, theater, sketch/improv shows, showcases, and through online platforms.

  • Planned events, including annual casting director appreciation party. Managed casting dept. calendar.

  • Coordinated executive and talent travel, arranged talent and industry gifts.

  • Networked domestically and internationally with agents/managers to target development talent abroad.

Lisa Vorce Co. Event Design & Production (formerly Oh How Charming!) - Los Angeles, CA


Various 2006-2010

  • Assisted Owner/Creative Director, Lisa Vorce, in the execution of high-level events and weddings.

  • Supported day-of coordination by collaborating, coordinating with catering staff and roster of vendors.

  • Interpreted and implemented ceremony and reception set-up plans to achieve desired aesthetic, while working against strict deadlines. 

  • Found creative solutions to problems, as they arose, to ensure the client’s vision was enacted flawlessly.


Drake University - Des Moines, IA

B.A. | Journalism & Mass Communications (Radio & TV Production) - Magna Cum Laude


Prairie Meadows Racetrack - Altoona, IA


  • Filmed live horseracing for closed-circuit replay, simulcasting, and national sports network content.

Planned Parenthood of Greater Iowa - Des Moines, IA


  • Wrote and delivered press conference statement in response to SCOTUS ruling.

  • Created press releases and wrote editorials featured in local media. Produced statewide newsletter.

  • Coordinated media coaching. Organized media kits, collateral and news packets for all 19 PPGI offices. 

Ulrich, Dawson, Kritzer Casting - Studio City, CA


  • Assisted in all aspects of the casting process - from submissions to auditions, to deal memos.

Additional Skills

Training/Experience | Digital and film photography and post-processing; videography and editing; talent scouting and coaching; digital audio editing; prop and interiors styling; public speaking; writing (broadcast, press releases, treatments, newspaper, magazine); copy editing; event planning. 

Technology/Software | Adobe Creative Suite (Lightroom/Premiere/Photoshop), G-Suite (Google Sheets/Docs/Drive), I-Movie, Final Cut Pro, QuickBooks, CRM, Odoo, HoneyBook, WordPress, Handbrake, Slack, Canva, Instagram, Skype, FaceTime, ECamm Recorder, Breakdown Express, Eco-Cast, Cast It Systems, Now Casting, Canon 5d Mark IV, Fuji X-T20.

Honors & Interests

Member | Casting Society of America (CSA), Women in Film & Media Colorado (WIFMCO), Teamsters (Local 399)

Recipient | Highly competitive Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Internship.

Finalist | Apartment Therapy’s “Small Cool 2012” interior design contest.

Volunteer | Event Co-Chair - 'Grandparents & Special Friends Day' - DCP. Auction Committee - Centennial PTA

Maker/Doer/Enthusiast | Photography, interior design, flea markets, compelling true stories told through documentaries/television/podcasts, positive social change, travel, soap-making, vintage-anything, paranormal-anything, food & wine, running/biking/yoga, asking questions, iced coffee, horseback riding, home renovation, and burritos.