Unscripted

“Unscripted and Unprepared” welcomes YouTube’s Alex Piper

Alex Piper, head of unscripted for YouTube Originals, is the guest for the latest episode of the Unscripted and Unprepared podcast, produced and hosted by Main Event Media’s Jimmy Fox, ...
June 16, 2021

Alex Piper, head of unscripted for YouTube Originals, is the guest for the latest episode of the Unscripted and Unprepared podcast, produced and hosted by Main Event Media’s Jimmy Fox, in partnership with Realscreen. The new episode is now available on Stitcher, Podbean, Spotify and Apple among other platforms.

In the episode, Piper discusses how he first broke into television via a local news station in Philadelphia, and his subsequent stints at NBC Sports, Asylum Entertainment and to the present day, heading up unscripted for YouTube Originals.

Past episodes of the podcast have featured such influential unscripted screen content executives as NBCU’s Rod Aissa, Nickelodeon unscripted head Rob Bagshaw, Fremantle North America’s Jayson Dinsmore, Bongo Pictures’ Michael Bloom, Freeform’s Jamila Hunter, Brian Volk-WeissDan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz, Howard T. Owens, Arthur SmithBrent MontgomeryNancy GlassMark ItkinJonathan MurrayCori AbrahamThom Beers, and World of Wonder’s Fenton Bailey, among many others.

Jimmy Fox’s production credits with Main Event Media include CNN’s United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell and Amazon Prime’s Inside Jokes.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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