Tina serves as Senior Director Programming & Acquisitions for aspire TV. She is responsible for long and short-term program planning, manages a multi-million-dollar programing budget, identifies, negotiates and acquires feature films, short films, series and documentaries.
Tina was part of the original team to launch aspire TV and led the programming strategy for its launch in June 2012. Prior to aspire, Tina has had many successes, creating on-air strategies as a programmer for GMC (currently UP TV), Nick at Nite and TV Land.
As a graduate of the University of Maryland, Tina started her career as a photographer, videographer and editor for the USDA. Later, she worked on independent films; working on casting, scouting and scriptwriting. And ultimately found her calling in programming and acquisition.
She has previously served on The Board of Directors for NAMIC-NY and WICT-SE and enjoys meeting and looking for the fresh faces and voices of talented producers and writers who are transforming the industry. In her personal time, Tina loves to spend time with her family and travel.