Born and raised in New York, Victoria Bert has worked in TV production since graduating from St. John’s University in 1990 with a BA in Communications.
A creative and skilled television producer, director, and writer, Ms. Bert has produced national news, live TV, political talk shows, political debates, award shows, movie premieres, documentaries, non-scripted reality TV, reenactments, and digital media.
Ms. Bert has been a director, producer, and writer for CBS; The Food Network; King World; Comedy Central; Paramount Television; 20 Century Fox; BBC Productions; E!; VH1; and the Style Network. She worked as a Showrunner and an Executive Producer. She's created and produced web content and traditional broadcasting programming. She produced digital media for CBS interactive and ran a multi-media company specializing in branded advertising and web production.
Ms. Bert worked as a news producer and writer for 15 years for CBS Network, MSNBC, and FNC. She left the news business and began a freelance career as director, writer, and producer for non-scripted reality TV. Skilled at developing programming, Ms. Bert became a Vice-President of Production and Development of a major Television Production company in New York City. After 12 years in reality TV, the emergence of short format new media content drew her to produce digital content, where she drew upon her two decades of experience managing projects from creative development through successful on-air execution.
For 5 years, Ms. Bert created political and public affairs content for MNN Productions on the Manhattan Neighborhood Network. As manager and show producer, she created and produced original programming on national, NY State, and New York City elections; as well as covered key issues facing Manhattan residents.
Currently Ms. Bert is a producer for ABC's The Tamron Hall show.
She is a member of the Producers Guild of America, NYWIFT, New York Women in Film and Television and the National Association of Black Journalists. She is also on the board of the Neighborhood Coalition for Shelter.