46 min

Kerri Berney - From Literary Agent's Assistant to NBC Director Mentors on the Mic

    • TV & Film

Kerri Berney is currently the Director of Multi-platform and Strategic Research at NBCUniversal Media. Kerri is a badass career woman who has worked in several areas of the Television industry including production, public relations, development, and at a literary agency. She shares with us her journey from an intern for Stan Brooks (Episode 1), to a Literary Assistant at Dytman & Associates, to Scholastic Entertainment, to Sony Pictures Television, to Oxygen Media Network, to VH1/VH1 Classic/CMT, to her current home at NBC.

In this episode, we talk about:

• The responsibilities of a Director of Multi-platform and Strategic Research at NBC

• How she landed her first internship at Once Upon a Time Films for Stan Brooks

• Shutting down her life in LA to drive cross country alone for a job at Scholastic Entertainment

• Working Comic Con - How she took the initiative to read and pitch comic books

• Making the decision to go back to school to get her Masters in TV-Radio-Film at Syracuse

• Starting her first real job in Research at Oxygen Media Network

• Attending the Glee Concert with the Network Executives

• Having to try out for her position when the company was taken over

• Thoughts on the future of Television 

Resources:

Kerri's instagram: @newyorkerinewyork @klberney

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kerri-berney-718137/

Host:

Instagram: @MentorsontheMic @MichelleSimoneMiller

Twitter: @MentorsontheMic @MichelleSimoneM

Website: www.michellesimonemiller.com

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/24mmichelle

Kerri Berney is currently the Director of Multi-platform and Strategic Research at NBCUniversal Media. Kerri is a badass career woman who has worked in several areas of the Television industry including production, public relations, development, and at a literary agency. She shares with us her journey from an intern for Stan Brooks (Episode 1), to a Literary Assistant at Dytman & Associates, to Scholastic Entertainment, to Sony Pictures Television, to Oxygen Media Network, to VH1/VH1 Classic/CMT, to her current home at NBC.

In this episode, we talk about:

• The responsibilities of a Director of Multi-platform and Strategic Research at NBC

• How she landed her first internship at Once Upon a Time Films for Stan Brooks

• Shutting down her life in LA to drive cross country alone for a job at Scholastic Entertainment

• Working Comic Con - How she took the initiative to read and pitch comic books

• Making the decision to go back to school to get her Masters in TV-Radio-Film at Syracuse

• Starting her first real job in Research at Oxygen Media Network

• Attending the Glee Concert with the Network Executives

• Having to try out for her position when the company was taken over

• Thoughts on the future of Television 

Resources:

Kerri's instagram: @newyorkerinewyork @klberney

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kerri-berney-718137/

Host:

Instagram: @MentorsontheMic @MichelleSimoneMiller

Twitter: @MentorsontheMic @MichelleSimoneM

Website: www.michellesimonemiller.com

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/24mmichelle

46 min

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