Jeff Mandell

Writer/Producer/Researcher with extensive industry experience in documentaries, cable series, corporate video, creative writing, and development.

Corporate Comms.: A&E & The History Channel
TV Documentaries: Anti-Semitism in the 21st Century, Iconoclasts
Listed under: Production Companies
Operating in: United States (Minnesota)

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Jeff Mandell
1904 Cape Cod Place • Minnetonka, MN • 55305
CELL (917) 749-7237 • E-MAIL

-Seasoned broadcast professional with over 16 years of production experience
-Experience with cable networks, independent production companies, corporate clients, and public television
-Organized, highly motivated, and detail-driven team player

-Bachelor of Science
-Boston University, Boston MA
-Graduated 1997

Promo writing and producing, rights and clearances, archival research and footage acquisition, talent recruiting and booking, development research, blog writing and Wordpress, project management, field producing, content development, fact checking, location scouting, casting

VIMBY - Los Angeles, CA
-I am a field producer/unit production manager and casting producer for Walmart’s Market Basket campaign. I produce national and local on-air spots and associated web content. I also am responsible for casting real people for the entire Twin Cities market.

Page Productions – Plymouth, MN
-Development – I research original ideas, write treatments, and produce sizzle reels for network pitches
-Locations/Casting Producer – I booked over 100 restaurants and chefs for Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives

Mango Salute – Melbourne, AUS
-Content development for an Australian startup that specializes in customized greeting cards and social media interaction – Minneapolis, MN
-Writer and Member, Board of Directors

Center for Competitive Management (C4CM) – Jersey City, NJ
-I researched topics, recruited talent, and produced web and audio conferences in a variety of industries including Corporate HR, Education, Law, and Finance

Two Cats Productions – New York, NY
-Associate Producer/Writer - The Resurgence, PBS
Archival Researcher - Jerusalem: Center of the World, PBS – New York, NY
-Lead Researcher– Iconoclasts, Sundance Channel (6x1)

A&E Television Networks – New York, NY -Writer/Coordinating Producer – Content Development and Production Clients included: AARP, RBS, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, Ruby Tuesday, IHOP, Citi, Hyundai, Lowe’s, Tanqueray, Heineken, UBS, Liberty Mutual
KPI – New York, NY

Associate Producer/Writer – Weird U.S., The History Channel (3 x :30)

The History Channel – New York, NY
-Associate Producer/Writer/Researcher – The Last Days of WWII (26 x 1)

A&E Television Networks – New York, NY & Stamford, CT
-Producer, National History Day -Writer/Producer, A&E Inflight -Format Producer, The History Channel -Writer/Researcher/Fact Checker, Modern Marvels -Quality Control Coordinator, AETN -Closed Captioning Coordinator, AETN -Media Librarian, AETN

Video Ordnance – New York, NY
-Associate Producer – Ultimate Aircraft, TLC (5 x 1)

Various Freelance Production
-ESPN: The Magazine
-Food Network – Emeril Live -Animal Planet, Petsburgh USA -ESPN, Baseball Tonight -ESPN, The Extreme Games -4 Kids Entertainment, WMAC Masters -MTV, The State