Suzanne Rauscher industries of expertise is television production. Suzanne has been a producer in non-scripted television for over 20 years. She began at the very bottom as a production assistant on the popular sitcom Cybill and worked her way up, doing almost every job possible in reality TV! Suzanne has worked on a wide variety of shows including Big Brother, Hell’s Kitchen and all 7 seasons of Toddlers and Tiaras, which became a pop culture phenomenon. She also worked at TLC as a network executive, overseeing a slate of over 10 series. In her current role, Suzanne oversees 5 series on both TLC and Discovery networks.
Suzanne has a very unique career in a niche industry that requires a lot of experience and guidance from peers. She believes that her experience and networking connections could be valuable to students interested in the entertainment industry. As a role model to other producers, she takes pride in helping people navigate this crazy business and become successful in production.
Top Goals for Mentoring:
- Help mentees develop professional and life skills.
- Help mentees grow their professional networks by making connections to others in my field.
- Help mentees gain career skills for their industry of interest.