Pete Berg


    American Underworld (Discovery) – Segment Producer (2011)
  • Discovery Channel series investigating underground and criminal subcultures around the U.S.. Produced by The Incubator.
  • Worked with law enforcement officers and governments to produce segments dealing with illegal activities such as prostitution, drug use and theft.

    Brad Meltzer's DECODED (History) – Segment Producer (2010)
  • History Channel series following a team of investigators solving historical mysteries. Produced by Go Go Luckey Entertainment.
  • Field produced five hour-long episodes and managed shoots in 8 different states.
  • Researched, developed stories, found and booked experts, and worked with talent.

    The Lazy Environmentalist (Sundance) – Associate Producer (2009 - 2010)
  • Environmental series produced by Free Range Media, highlighting easy and cost-effective ways of going green.

    New Horizons Pictures – Web Producer (2009)
  • Built a new online multimedia site for Roger Corman’s library of over 400 films.

    Last Lantern Productions – Producer, Web Developer (2009)
  • Produced various client-based video, photography & web projects.

    “Hope For Your Home” (TLC) – Segment Producer (2008)
  • Reality series about the U.S. mortgage crisis, produced by Actual Reality Pictures.

    The G Group – Reality TV Think Tank Member (2008)
  • Responsible for creating and developing original Reality TV concepts.

    “Flip That House” (TLC) & “Greenovate” (Discovery Home) – Associate Producer (2008)
  • Field produced, conducted interviews and filmed for two series at Actual Reality Pictures.

    Evolution Film & Tape – Production Assistant (2007)
  • Reality TV dating competition: “Date My Ex: Jo & Slade” (Bravo)

    IB Productions – Editor (2007)
  • Lead editor of Ithaca College video admissions campaign: “How I See IC”

    Actual Reality Pictures – Production Assistant & Intern (2006)
  • On set, post-production and office intern Actual Reality Pictures (; hired as full-time PA when my term was up.
  • Worked on the following reality tv shows: "Flip That House" (TLC); "Do Or Dice" (Bravo); "The Dave Ramsey Project" (CBS); "126 Rivington" (HBO)

    Out of Pocket Films / "Welcome To Paradise" - Intern (2006)
  • Independent feature film produced on the Sony Pictures lot. (

    Log In Productions – Assistant Editor / Intern (2005)
  • Independent documentary production company in Spencer, NY. (
  • Assistant editor for feature-length documentaries: “Borderline”, “The Legacy of Jedwabne”, “Portraits of Emotion”, “Eco-Village”


Video Production

  • Video cameras: Canon 5D & 7D - still photography and video; Sony EX3 & V1U; Panasonic HVX & DVX; JVC GY Series.
  • Video editing software: Final Cut Pro, Vegas Video, Avid, Avid Express DV
  • Television Studio: Grass Valley Kayak switcher, Chyron CG, studio audio & cameras
  • Screenwriting: Experience writing scripted television, features and reality tv scripts.


  • Web Design: PHP, HTML 5, JavaScript, CSS, Perl, Flash
  • Graphics software: Asobe Photoshop, After Effects, Flash, Illustrator
  • Office: Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Docs, Adobe InDesign

Travel & Language

  • Produced television shoots in sixteen different U.S. States. Willing to travel for work.
  • Extensive international travel experience, including: Ethiopia (2006); Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, Tibet, Nepal, India (2008); Germany, Denmark, England, Netherlands, Belgium, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Uzkbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Mongolia (2011); Canada and Mexico.
  • Speak basic level Spanish; 6 years of training.


    Ithaca College – Bachelor of Science, Television & Radio (May, 2007)
  • Concentration in Video Production; Minor in Screenwriting
  • Cumulative GPA: 3.85 - Magna Cum Laude

Other Experience

    Reality Rush, LLC - Owner and Founder (

  • Event planning company I co-founded in 2008. We run custom events based on popular Reality TV formats like Survivor, The Amazing Race, Big Brother and The Mole, ranging from 10 to 300 participants.
  • Specializing in both public (“Urban Hunt”) and private events (parties, corporate retreats).

    Web Developer - Freelance, 1998 – Present

  • Developer and designer of over 30 websites for a wide range of clients. For examples of my work, please see my web portfolio.
  • Capabilities: HTML, XML, JavaScript, CSS, PHP, JQuery; Web 2.0 & Social marketing
  • Specialties: Wordpress development; eCommerce sites; Amazon Storefronts

    Ithaca College Television (ICTV) Series (

      “The Race” – Producer / Director / Lead Editor (2006 – 2007)
    • Produced two seasons of a reality travelogue series where teams of two race across New York State in an elimination-style competition.
    • Managed crews of 50 (season 1) and 70 (season 2), and edited 200 hours of footage into 10 hour-long episodes; Seen by 30,000+ viewers.
    • Featured on “Reality Remix” (Fox Reality Channel),, Reality Blurred, Fuse Magazine, WTVH Syracuse, WROC Rochester, and other media outlets.
    • Awards include: 2008 College Broadcasters Inc. award; 2007 PEGASYS award winner; 2007 ICTV winner for “Best Show”, “Best New Show”

      “Unicorn Boy” – Creator / Producer / Director / Animator (2005 – 2006)
    • Animated comedy series about a boy who was born with a unicorn horn. This was ICTV’s first ever entirely-animated program.
    • 2006 PEGASYS award winner: “Best Comedy” & “Best Educational Access”

      Director for several ICTV series:
    • “If It Floats” (2007); “The Screening Room” (2005); “Better Safe Than” (2005); “These Are The News” (2005); “The Solarium” (2004)

    Documentary Productions

      “The Dirty Dozen” – Producer / Director of Photography / Editor (2005)
    • Forty-minute documentary following a flag football team over an entire season.

        “Hate Radio: Infesting The Airwaves” – Producer / Editor (2004)
      • Documentary pilot investigating underground white supremacist radio stations.


        Teacher’s Assistant – Ithaca College (2006 - 2007)
      • Instructed students and aided professors in Nonfiction Production and Experimental Video courses at Ithaca College.

        Educational Media Institute – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (2006)
      • Volunteer instructor and video producer for the Ethiopian public education agency.
      • Trained Ethiopian video producers on the use of production equipment.
      • Produced a short documentary about EMA, which aired over Ethiopian satellite TV.

      Honors & Awards

      • 2011 – Completed Mongol Rally 2011 (
      • 2008 – College Broadcasters Inc. Award for “Best Special Broadcast” (The Race)
      • 2007 – Ithaca College Television-Radio Dept. “Senior of the Year”
      • 2007 – ICTV “Senior of the Year” and “Outstanding Commitment”
      • 2007 – Peggy R. Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership
      • 2006 – Inducted to Phi Kappa Phi & Lambda Pi Eta communications honor societies
      • 2005 – College Broadcasters Inc. Award for “Best Student Media Website” (
      • 2003 – Ithaca College Park Scholar Award (full ride scholarship to Ithaca College)
      • 2003 – Eagle Scout Rank, Boy Scouts of America
      • 2003 – Salutatorian of Owego Free Academy high school class of 2003.

Peter Robert Berg