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S3E41 : Changing The Industry With A Click : H Schuster, Founder + CEO, HUSSLUP

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

“I reached a point in my career where I really wanted to be able to make a change in the industry that would help other people come into the business, and find their place and be able to work and tell stories, and do all the things that will democratize that access.” Jayzen is excited to welcome H Schuster to the show. H has built her career producing some of the most iconic unscripted television shows that we all love, and now as Founder and CEO of HUSSLUP, is transforming the creative industry. As an opportunity-maker, she is constantly striving in her career to not only create incredible content, but open the door for others along the way.

H has more than 15 years of experience producing and overseeing high profile hits, including the Kardashian franchises, "The Biggest Loser," "MasterChef," and others. During her career, she has worked closely with top producers like Mark Burnett, Ben Silverman, and Eli Holzman and A-list talent, as well as with numerous FORTUNE 100 companies to integrate their brands into TV and digital content.

Guest Bio

H Schuster

Founder + CEO

HUSSLUP

HUSSLUP Founder and CEO H Schuster is a senior media executive with more than 20 years of experience producing TV and leading divisions at major media companies and startups. She founded HUSSLUP to connect millions of professional creatives around the globe to each other and to the companies that need them in order to democratize access to the industry. As CEO, she leads a diverse, senior-level team of industry veterans with the mission of “transforming Hollywood’s old clique with one click.”

Prior to HUSSLUP, H was Founder and CEO of Morocco Junction Entertainment, a production company financed by All3Media. She built a slate and oversaw creative development and production for projects at Discovery, TLC, Lifetime, History, Spike, MTV and Animal Planet, as well as executive producing “Abby’s Studio Rescue” for Lifetime and creating “Tabatha’s Life Takeover” for Bravo. She also provided strategic and content consulting to major production companies and producers.

Earlier, Schuster headed unscripted television for Ryan Seacrest Productions, Reveille, and Shine America. She also served as the CCO who scaled Detour, a location-aware podcasting company that was one of Apple's top 10 apps of 2016 and sold to Bose.

Schuster has more than 15 years of experience producing and overseeing high profile hits, including the Kardashian franchises, "The Biggest Loser," "MasterChef," and others. During her career, she has worked closely with top producers like Mark Burnett, Ben Silverman, and Eli Holzman and A-list talent, as well as with numerous FORTUNE 100 companies to integrate their brands into TV and digital content. At Detour, she also worked closely with the engineering team to iterate on and ship product.

Schuster earned a PhD in cultural studies at NYU and attended Stanford Law School. She served multiple terms on the Outfest Board of Directors, is a founding member of Chief, and is a member of the Producers Guild of America, the Television Academy, and Women in Film.

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