Rebecca Halpern has created programming for networks like NatGeo, A&E, History, Discovery, Investigation Discovery, Syfy, CNBC, Animal Planet, Oxygen, LMN, TVOne, CBS Sports, Fox News Channel, CNN, and KTVK. Rebecca specializes in series development, casting, scripting, budgeting & schedule management, directing recreations, and editing oversight. Rebecca's expertise in all aspects of production enables her to spot opportunities for creativity and to head off potential pitfalls, delivering projects that exceed clients' expectations.
A native Chicagoan, Rebecca earned both her Bachelor's and Master's Degrees from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, where she also played on the Varsity Women's Golf Team. After college, Rebecca continued to pursue competitive golf at the U.S. Women's Open, the British Amateur and Mid-Amateur Championships, the U.S. Women's Amateur and Mid-Amateur Championships, and she earned conditional status on the Futures Tour.
Rebecca is a member of The Mistake Room and Avant Garde at the LACMA, and she serves on the Board of Directors of Facets Multimedia and Northwestern University Hillel. Rebecca is also a member of the Brain Trust of Chicago Ideas Week, and she volunteers as a mentor angel for Imerman Angels One-on-One Cancer Support. She is fluent in Spanish and French, and she gets away with really bad Italian. Rebecca's claim to fame is knowing the lyrics of virtually every Top-40 hit from 1983 to 1998.