EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT Tracie began her career in operations at NYC post production facilities in the 80′s and continued in various management roles until ’95. At that point she transitioned to production and was the Manager of Operations for 10 years at Lifetime Studios, a production facility operated by Lifetime Television housing Lifetime’s own programming as well as third party business. After Lifetime, for two years, she freelanced as a Line Producer. She has been with Al Roker Entertainment since September 2005 and currently, under Al, oversees the company both on the business and editorial side.
DIRECTOR CONTENT MARKETING | DIGITAL STRATEGY Jon has a 25 year career in the music industry leading retail marketing initiatives at Capitol Records, EMI Music, BMG and a number of indie music labels; marketing the emotion that music fans attach to songs and integrating third-party brands to music. As that industry transitioned away from an ownership model, Jon also transitioned, moving further into digital and social media marketing as a way to ignite content appeal for a new generation of media consumption. Not only does Jon add the digital element to the slate of programs and branded content produced by Al Roker Entertainment, he also oversees all the digital and social media content offerings from the company. Jon advises on new technology and platforms that continue to put Al Roker Entertainment at the forefront of content creation and broadcast. Based in Los Angeles, Jon also manages Al Roker’s personal social media profile across numerous channels.
Ronald C. Pruett, Jr.
CHIEF ADVISOR Ron has proven experience in the creation, development, and management of high growth direct to consumer and digital marketing companies worldwide. He is currently managing director of The Boston Associates, advising equity and enterprise. Ron has nearly 30 years of experience and loves the thrill of creating something new while leveraging the best of different approaches, distribution channels and cultures. Ron graduated with a B.A. (Honors) in International Relations and Political Science from Trinity College in Connecticut and received his M.B.A. from the École Européenne des Affaires (now ESCP-EAP), a French Grande École located in Paris, France where he graduated as Valedictorian.
POST PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR Ricky began his career working at HBO as a media coordinator in July of 2003 as well as a Digitizing Coordinator; and in 2006, became an Assistant Editor. In 2009, aside from being an AE, Ricky also managed a large Avid ISIS system, and worked along with Avid technicians throughout the transition process. Ricky specialized in assisting clients with Avid Interplay, and helped with the overall change in workflow. In December 2011, Ricky joined the Al Roker Entertainment family where he works as Post Production Supervisor, overseeing the day to day operations of the New York-based post facility.
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