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Inside Reality: How to Develop & Pitch Travel and Food Programming

Calling all Producers, Foodies, Reality Show Developers! Get your seat for the April Wednesday One event. Space is limited!

Do you dream of developing your own food or travel show? Want to get inside Cupcake Wars or Worst Cooks in America? Come hear what not to do when creating your show!

Speakers include:

Jennifer Quainton, VP of Programming & Strategy, Food Network
Quainton is vice president of programming for both Food Network and Cooking Channel. Part of the Food Network programming team since 2000, she's managed VOD strategy, financial and legal matters for programming and she oversees the development strategy for Cooking Channel.


Michelle May, Pitching Guru & Founder, Womin Media
May is the founder/owner of the recently launched Womin Media and is responsible for development, strategy, producing, business development and overseeing the daily operations and infrastructure of Womin Media.


Kristina Krawchuk, Co-founder & Creative, Womin Media
An award-winning producer, reporter and marketing maven, Kristina dreams up and executes big, savvy ideas to engage the audience from TV to live events. Prior to joining Womin Media, Kristina ran her own boutique marketing and public relations company in Upstate NY.

Networking and Snacks: 6:30 pm
Event begins: 7 pm

$15 WIFV Members / $30 Public
Register at [masked] or in the WIFV calendar section

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  • Mary M.

    #WIFVDC learn more about Shelley Sarmiento & Little White Fashion Truck with FemCity DC'ers tonight @ Womin Media spoke of Shelly, her business, and her budding TV stardom at the Wednesday night event!

    April 5, 2013

    • Aurora B.

      Is there another link, this one doesn't work, thanks!

      April 5, 2013

  • j s.

    great program --- an extra helping of inspiration thanks to the supportive community and direct access to industry leaders.

    April 4, 2013

  • Aurora B.

    These events are just top notch, thanks for organizing and sharing...very informative and fun...most of all INSPIRING!

    2 · April 4, 2013

  • Women in Film & V.

    Informed presenters. Direct, relevant information. Great conversations and lots of talent in the room

    April 4, 2013

  • Yolanda R. A.

    Excellent panelists, moderator and content. I hope to see more reality TV programming from WIFV!

    April 3, 2013

  • Brian F.

    great speakers, good content

    April 3, 2013

  • audrey e.

    Great info great people. Very helpful. Oh and good food!!!!!!

    April 3, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    getting my computer fixed, doesn't look like I'll make it

    April 2, 2013

  • audrey e.


    March 22, 2013

  • faith n.

    Ever wondered if you could unveil your inner baking gladiator on Cupcake Wars or get your Grandaddy Seamus's seafood hut on Diners, Driveins and Dives! WIFV get's you there. It's usually difficult to get Network execs and super producers to your event. It's back to back meetings for these people. They are coming to WIFV on April 3, 2013 ... Jennifer Quainton, one of the superwomen of Scripps and Food Network and Michelle May, DC's own production evangelist. They open a window into the secret world of how a producer gets a TV show. Michelle May will give you the secrets on how to prepare to talk to programmers like Jennifer Quainton. What's not to like about this event. Do you have a show idea? Start making you list of questions. Leave no stone unturned! We can't let this opportunity slip by!!

    March 21, 2013

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