Craig A. Shannon
Freelance Creative Dec 2009 – Present
BRAVO: Creative Consultant/Project Manager for Top Chef University: The Online Cooking School.
ABC FAMILY: Writer/Producer/Editor of promos for original series and movies
Lifetime Television Networks – Los Angeles, CA March 2009 – Nov 2009
Senior Writer/Producer/Editor (Marketing)
Write, produce, and edit promos for original movies and series on two television networks – Lifetime
and Lifetime Movie Network
Campaigns include The Nora Roberts Collection, Sherri, Drop Dead Diva, Rita Rocks, Project
Runway, Falalala Lifetime, Natalee Holloway, etc.
Produce presentation tapes for Advertising Upfronts, Television Critics Association, and press tours.
Bravo On-Air Promotion - Burbank, CA
Senior Writer/Producer/Editor April 2007 – March 2009
Writer/Producer/Editor Aug 2003 - April 2007
Create and execute launch/topical campaigns for a Bravo’s highest rated programs - including
Project Runway, Top Chef, Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List, Shear Genius, Make Me a
Supermodel, Work Out, The A-List Awards, Hey Paula!, Project Greenlight, etc.
Generate and pitch concepts for $100,000-500,000 film and hi-def talent shoots (including set
design, wardrobe, props, scripts). Coordinate all creative aspects of the shoot and be lead creative
director on set.
Lead brainstorms for show titles, taglines, guerilla marketing ideas, and new media ideas
Manage and oversee all radio production
Spearhead projects for integration between on-air, bravotv.com, and Bravo-To-Go
The NBC Agency - Burbank, CA April 2003 – July 2003
Work on special projects and presentations for the NBC networks (including the presentation used in
the merger meetings between NBC and Universal)
invent concepts for the promotion of the 2004 Olympics and NBC’s 2003 Fall Lineup
MSNBC Creative Services - Secaucus, NJ Jan 2002 – March 2003
Write, produce, and edit topical promos for various MSNBC programs
Write tease copy for the #1 news website in America
The George Washington University - Washington DC 1998-2001
Bachelor of Arts Major: Electronic Media Minor: Psychology
Cumulative GPA: 3.6/4.00
Honors: Graduated Magna Cum Laude, Member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Winner of
the Presidential Academic Scholarship, Dean’s List (Spring ’99, Fall ’99, Fall ’00, Spring ‘01)
RELEVANT SKILLS _____________________ _____ ____________
AVID, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office, some HTML, internet research, and a
multitude of other computer programs
***please take a look at some of my work on my website at www.craigashannon.com***