Membership Chair 2019-2023
Governor: 2012-13, 2018-2020, 2020-2022
Marketing Chair: 2013-2018
Executive Producer, Platonic TV
Judge for both English and Spanish Emmy® Award entries
– Television and Video Production
– Event Management
TELEVISION AND VIDEO PRODUCTION:
Since 2001, Patty has headed her production company Platonic TV, based in San Francisco and Palo Alto.
Executive Producer and Producer – creator of Short-format News Reports and Videos, and Long-format Documentaries and Specials, for TV networks (ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, PBS, Discovery, Travel Channel), Web, and In-Store content. Specializing in travel and tourism.
Sample: “New Zealand: Bungy & Beyond”
From 1991 to 2001, Patty was Field Producer and Segment Producer with Preview Media / News Travel Network / CNX Media in San Francisco, creating 90-second travel news segments airing daily during local newscasts on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox network affiliate stations nationwide.
Patty worked in New York City from 1985 to 1990, as Talent and Audience Coordinator for in-studio national TV programs, Live Event Coordinator (such as televised concerts in Central Park), and Location Manager for films and TV.
She began her television career in San Francisco as Management Trainee at KPIX with the live daily talk show “People Are Talking” – then continued to work as Associate Producer of “Yan Can Cook” at KQED.
EDUCATION, SKILLS AND AWARDS:
University of San Francisco – BA, Communications Arts, Mass Media
Université d’Aix, Aix-en-Provence, France – French language.
Fluent in Spanish and French.
Nominated for 2 Emmy® Awards; Winner of 4 Telly Awards, 1 Joey Award, and the 2012 Silver Award of Distinction – Documentary – from the International Academy of the Visual Arts (IAVA).