CV

KELLY J. DIAMOND

Los Angeles, CA | kelldiamond@gmail.com

Highly creative, accomplished entertainment and media professional with progressive experience devising engaging, targeted content for television and online productions for leading media channels. Respected leader ranked as a top producer at BuzzFeed based on the creation of content that inspired over 100M minutes watched on YouTube.

Professional Experience

Senior Producer, HARTO, Los Angeles, CA                                                                                                       March 2018-present

Managed Hannah Hart’s YouTube channel by developing concepts, coordinating shoots, writing, filming, and editing videos, and creating new strategies through analysis of analytics. Achievements include the following:

  • Published 2 original videos per week, focusing on comedy, food, queer issues and celebrity collaborations.

  • Created a successful new show for the channel titled “How Did You Know?: Coming Out Journeys”

  • Grew channel health with recent views improving by 340% and watch time improving by 280%.

Video Producer, BUZZFEED, Los Angeles, CA                                                                                                 January 2017-January 2019

Conceptualized, casted, shot, and edited video content for BuzzFeed Video on YouTube.  Earned recognition for high quality, content in the areas of comedy, health, and social impact. Achievements include the following:

Chief Creative Producer, MTVU, New York, NY                                                                            May 2016-December 2016

Managed three professionals in the production of targeted, creative content for a television network broadcast to more than 9M college students. Facilitated projects from idea generation to launch to post-production. Achievements include the following:

  • Generated up to eight new videos each week with attention to quality and relevance.

  • Offered four innovative, successful series for the channel: Take Note, Newsfeed, Meal Plan, and Meal Plan: The Game Show

  • Responsible for managing a team of three full-time employees

Humor Writer, MASHABLE, New York, NY                                                                                                           January 2016-May 2016

Tasked with producing humor and viral news stories for a global, multi-platform media and entertainment company. Achievements include the following:

Production Assistant, SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, New York, NY                                                            March 2015-December 2015

  • Set assistant for pre-taped sketches under the “Good Neighbor” banner.

Production Assistant, THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, New York, NY     March 2015-December 2015

  • Set assistant for pre-taped sketches starring Fallon and guests.

Writer, TRUTV, New York, NY March 2015-December 2015

  • Wrote original copy and jokes for TruTV’s website and social media

Assistant to CEO, LITTLE WOODEN BOAT PRODUCTIONS, Los Angeles, CA                                   February 2014-March 2015

  • Responsible for rolling calls, managing schedules, handling correspondence, booking travel
    and accommodations, and aiding in creative aspects of production.

  • Aided in creating pitch decks, sizzle reels and unscripted show development.

  • Created website for production company (www.littlewoodenboat.com)

  • Given segment producer duties both in the production offices and on set of all Little Wooden
    Boat productions.

    SHOW CREDITS:
    • Idiotest on GSN (Seasons 1,2) - Showrunner's Assistant
    • Untitled Diablo Cody Project (Pilot) - Showrunner's Assistant
    • Below Deck on BRAVO (Seasons 2,3) - Executive Assistant 

Technical Skills

  • Adobe Premiere

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • Microsoft Office Suite

  • Final Draft

  • Canon DSLR cameras (5D, 60D, 70D, 80D)

  • Standard lighting kits and sound recording equipment

  • Basic web design (Squarespace, Wordpress)

Education

BA in Cinema Studies & Creative Writing (with honors), UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, Philadelphia, PA 2009-2013

  • Creator and Executive Producer of Classless TV, Penn’s first student-run sitcom

  • Member of Friars Senior Honor Society 

  • Internships: HBO’s Luck, Nickelodeon Animation Studios, Original Film, Mandeville Films