People’s Television Names Vice Media Veteran Nicole Cosgrove as Head of Production

Former production manager for Vice Media, Nicole Cosgrove, has just been hired as a production manager at People’s Television. Founded by Nicholas Bruckman, the remarkable New York and Washington DC-based production company is known for recent award-winning SXSW/Tribeca documentary “Not Going Quietly” and Sundance Public Award-winning feature film “Valley of Saints,” as well as their prolific work in social impact storytelling for brands such as Airbnb, Black Lives Matter and TED.

Cosgrove served as the business leader and creative voice of Vice Media Groups’ branded content department. She also previously worked as a production manager at VaynerMedia. She began her film career as a union cameraman and worked on projects such as Orange Is the New Black and The Wolf of Wall Street before moving into production. Her debut film GUN, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2006. Since then she has produced ten highly acclaimed films. Her latest feature, Lingua Franca, directed by Isabel Sandoval, premiered at the 2019 Venice Film Festival. Nicole has worked extensively on branded content and commercial space since 2013 producing TVC, social content, long-form documentaries and docuseries for clients such as Nike, Target, Geico and Mailchimp.

Cosgrove’s work at People’s will include overseeing production for the Original Films and Branded Content divisions, working with People’s TV Creative Director Ryder Haske and Chief Operating Officer Breanne Hiser.

“We couldn’t be more thrilled to have Nicole join the team during this dynamic period of growth at People’s TV,” Bruckman said. around the world to help tell their stories.

“The corporate ethos and culture that Nick and Ryder built at People’s immediately appealed to me.” Cosgrove continued. “There is a creative impulse and synergy in the team that burst onto the documentary scene. The opportunity here is huge. I’m excited to work alongside People’s and its customers to take some really fun risks and turn heads.

Bruckman and People’s TV have made waves straddling the worlds of social justice and advertising. Their campaign for Black Lives Matter won a Golden Telly award, and their latest feature film Not Going Quietly, about health activist Ady Barkan, was recognized with 3 IDA nominations as well as Critics Choice and Cinema Eye Honors, and won was acquired by PBS POV, Vice Media and Greenwich Entertainment.

Bruckman and People’s Television are represented by ICM and Impact24 PR.

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