Join Patti Katter and her guest, Steve Berkowitz, as they talk about his journey of how he overcame his challenges and hardships in life and achieved success! Steve is an Executive Producer, Director, Podcaster, and writer. He is known for his notable works and famous shows, such as Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Pros vs. Joes, and Outback Nation.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
· What are the shows he has worked on and is currently working on?
· The story of his journey on how he became a great producer!
· Extreme Makeover: Home Edition is a great show that touches people’s hearts.
· Steve shares his fondest memories that he had the most fun time as a producer.
· At a young age, Steve started suffering from seizures caused by his epilepsy.
· Unless you take care of yourself, you won’t be able to focus on your career and loved ones.
· And much more!
About Steve Berkowitz:
Steve Berkowitz has been producing, developing, writing and directing groundbreaking and riveting unscripted TV, digital content, documentary series, and sports for over 15 years, working with everyone from ABC to TLC to Netflix, Nat Geo, Discovery, Bravo, YouTube, MTV, ESPN, Snapchat and Lifetime.
As a showrunner, Steve executive produced HGTV’s successful outdoor renovation series, “Backyard Takeover,” TLC’s hit family docu-series, “OutDaughtered,” and Esquire’s acclaimed youth football docu-series, “Friday Night Tykes,” which is now streaming on Netflix.
He also directed Season 5 of Bravo’s popular fashion docu-series, “The Rachel Zoe Project,” oversaw the story team on season 2 of ABC’s epic robot competition series, “Battlebots,” and supervised seasons 7 and 8 of the original “Extreme Makeover Home Edition” on ABC.
Additionally, Steve has interviewed, directed, or collaborated in some way with many of the biggest celebrities, personalities, musicians and athletes in the world, such as: James Harden, Damian Lillard, Ashley Graham, Shaquille O’Neal, 50 Cent, Anthony Anderson, Macklemore, Dennis Rodman, David Duchovny, Emma Roberts, Snoop Dogg, Fetty Wap, KISS, Dane Cook, Jewel, Jamie Chung, Eddie Huang, Ariel Winter, Christie Brinkley, Randy Couture, Roy Jones, Jr., Goldberg, Rachel Zoe, Howie Mandel, Nick Cannon, Jerry Rice, Michael Irvin, Jim McMahon, Too Short, Jerome Bettis, Bo Jackson, and former Pittsburgh Steelers’ head coach Bill Cowher.
Steve currently is writing, directing and executive producing a powerful documentary film with international production company Cineflix Media and consulting on a new series for Netflix. He also hosts and executive produces a podcast called “No Script, No Problem” for the Bleav Podcast Network and is developing multiple projects under his Big Play Productions banner.
Prior to moving to Los Angeles, Steve spent four and a half years cutting his teeth as a local sports anchor, reporter, shooter and producer at TV stations in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Tennessee.
In his free time, he enjoys yoga, hiking and rooting for the LA Clippers and Dodgers.
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