Nick Shakra Founder/Creative Director
Nick Shakra, a graduate of the Herbert School of Communication at Hofstra University, has been in the film and production industry for over 10 years. Nick thrives in the fast paced environment of NYC, having produced and directed projects for famed TV personalities and Broadway actors. While working as a senior editor and content producer at Broadway.com, Nick was instrumental in creating the video content that now makes up the Broadway Channel found on all connective devices. His work has been seen on the 2016 Grammy Awards™ PBS, Lifetime Network, Fashion TV and has been viewed over 50 Million times worldwide. When he’s not making cinematic gold, he enjoys watching Boston sports teams win, MMA, and eating delicious food with his wife Meg.
Lauren Conlin General Manager/Reporter
Lauren is an experienced entertainment reporter and was most recently the General Manager of Email at Vital Intel (Vital Digital Group), focusing on the management and growth of strategic Publisher and Advertiser Partnerships. Since entering the media/digital space in 2007, Lauren's abilities were immediately recognized by Clash Media where she quickly rose to become Director of Client Services. From there, she helped launched the NY office for Acquinity Interactive as its VP of Client Services. Lauren also serves as Co-Chair on the board of directors for New York City's oldest community theater, St. Bart's Players. Lauren holds a BA from Marymount Manhattan College.