Tommy Alter

Location Los Angeles
Bio

Television producer at HBO and VICE

Film Producer Screenwriter Visual Artist
Projects
2 Projects

Work History

Producer "The Shop"
HBO
Jun 2018 – Present
Producer: Courtside on the NBA
HBO
Nov 2016 – Present
Greater Los Angeles Area
Supervising Producer @ Desus and Mero
Showtime Networks Inc.
Jan 2017 – Present
Producer
HBO "Any Given Wednesday" with Bill Simmons
May 2016 – Present
Greater Los Angeles Area
Radio Talk Show Host "Alter Family Politics"
Sirius XM Radio Inc.
Sep 2015 – Present
Greater New York City Area
Host a weekly radio show on Radio Andy, Sirius 102 called "Alter Family Politics."
Talent Producer @ "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore"
Comedy Central
Dec 2014 – Apr 2016
Greater New York City Area
Responsible for booking guests and producing guest related segments for the show.
Development Coordinator
Bedrocket Media Ventures
Jun 2013 – Nov 2014
New York, NY
Contributing Writer
The Huffington Post
Sep 2009 – Sep 2014
Washington DC
- Written a sports features for the Huffington Post since 2009. 50 pieces over four years. - The column is basketball-centric but frequently ties in political themes. - (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/thomas-alter/keep-protesting-the-arizo_b_559713.html) (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/thomas-alter/celtics-bench-is-key-to-t_b_2109790.html)
Pardon The Interruption
ESPN
Jan 2013 – Jun 2013
Washington D.C. Metro Area
- Helped the show's two hosts with research. - Provided support for the show's executive producers at daily staff meetings. - Assisted with cutting video tape for each day's show.
Digital Marketing
Bedrocket Media Ventures
May 2012 – Sep 2012
Greater New York City Area
I worked on creative projects and digital marketing for Bedrocket and their premium content YouTube networks. I helped organize a creative marketing partnership with Sony Pictures and assisted with the launch of Official Comedy, YouTube's comedy network.
intern
Sports Illustrated
Jun 2011 – Aug 2011
New York, NY
- Had four full-length features published for SI.com. - Two made the site’s front page, a story on a legendary basketball trainer and a feature on a professional Women’s soccer powerhouse. - Assisted the editors with slideshows and other projects around the office on a day-to-day basis. - Covered the 2011 NBA Draft for SI.com. - (http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/basketball/nba/07/28/rookies.lockout/index.html ) ( http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/basketball/nba/draft-2011/06/21/sandy.pyonin/index.html )
Production assistant on "The Other Guys"
Columbia Pictures
May 2009 – Sep 2009
Greater New York City Area
- Helped assist the film’s director and producers on the Mark Wahlberg/Will Ferrell comedy was released in 2010. - Performed administrative duties in the film’s pre-production office and aided the film’s locations team on various projects.
Writer
The Residents Journal
Jun 2007 – Aug 2007
Greater Chicago Area
- This community newspaper on the South Side of Chicago serves the residents of Chicago public housing. All of the papers writers live in public housing, - Helped edit articles, recruit writers and assisted with other office needs.

Education

Newark Academy
Northwestern University
Bachelor's degree
The George Washington University

Skills