Stefanie Zimmers has over 10 years of experience in all facets of television production from initial concept development through post-production. She produced 12 popular cable television programs, each with multi-million dollar budgets, on major networks such as Bravo, HGTV, Food Network and History Channel. When not working on location across the United States, Stefanie aided the development department in creating concepts across all areas of unscripted programming including the creation of new television formats, the discovery of new talent, and the adaptation of international formats for the U.S. audience.
In addition to her work in the television industry, Stefanie volunteers as a media consultant for the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Leadership LAB, created to organize and empower communities to defeat anti-LGBT prejudices through ground campaigns across the U.S. Stefanie created, produced and edited targeted video advertisements used in multiple social justice campaigns reaching over 10,000 voters as well as coordinated the grassroots effort for voter education and mobilization in two successful campaigns in Michigan and Idaho. In 2015, she was selected to represent the Los Angeles delegation at The National LGBTQ Task Force Power Summit in Miami, Florida.
Stefanie graduated from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University with a degree in Television, Radio, and Film. A new transplant from Los Angeles, Stefanie can be found exploring San Diego, playing rugby or spending time with her family.