Founder

 

Charlie DeBevoise

CEO , Founder

Charlie has been making media in various forms since the late 80s. He started as a magazine editor-turned network entrepreneur while working for Whittle Communications. He cut his independent production teeth under tv pioneer Ross Bagwell before starting NorthSouth in October of 2000. In the past decade, he's had a hell of a lot fun and produced hundreds of great tv shows thanks to the amazing talents of the extended NorthSouth family.

team

Matt Wilson

Head of Production

Matt Wilson joins NorthSouth with 17 years of Production experience having worked on a variety of series for TruTV, NatGeo, VH1, CBS Sports, NowThis and Logo. Matt has worked on award winning shows like Behind The Music, Best Week Ever, At Home with Amy Sedaris. Scripted, unscripted, talk show, game show, documentaries, reenactment, live-events, you name the type of format and he’s worked on it. Among his accomplishments, Matt is proudest of passing down his love of omelettes, eliciting human laughter and colorful socks to his son.

Marsha Ballard

EVP, Operations

Marsha has been with NorthSouth since its humble beginnings and wild Miami era, having worked in multiple facets of the company. As NorthSouth’s EVP of Production Resources Marsha’s primary focus is on handling insurances and working with agents and individuals to staff NorthSouth’s various projects. Prior to joining NorthSouth, Marsha was in Operations for one of the southeast’s largest post production entities. Her earliest claim to fame is being a grad of Disney University.

Jennifer Holbach

VP, Co-Executive Producer

Jennifer has worked at NorthSouth as a Showrunner, Director, Producer, Story Editor and Writer - often all at once. She has spent much of the last eight years on the road running series across the country including Miami, Phoenix, Chicago, NYC, LA and Atlanta. Among Jennifer's credits are series for TLC, A&E, Discovery, WE, Speed, Style, Fine Living and Travel Channel.

 

Celia Winchester

CFO

Celia rules the land of budgets, schedules, and often everything else. Graduated from University of Tennessee with a degree in accounting and finance, she worked in public accounting for several years before plunging into television. She’s been with NorthSouth for ten years and is “loving every, uh, minute of it.”

development

Brad Kohlenstein

VP, Development

Brad has been making TV for over 15 years and watching it for even longer than that. He’s produced and developed for VH1, History, Science Channel, Food, HGTV, TLC, Nickelodeon, A&E, and more. He’s worked with Rockstars, literal stars, Cupcakes, Kids, Wedding Dresses, Frat Boys, Mama’s Boys, and Morgan Freeman. He’s 4.3 inches taller than the average TV executive.

Sean Mowry

Development Coordinator

Sean started at NorthSouth in 2015 as the inaugural Comedy Intern before finishing his film degree at Syracuse University. While in school he spent most of his time amongst the townies performing stand up in the basement of a local waffle house. After a few semesters with his nose to the waffle iron, Sean's back at NorthSouth to whip up the next best comedy series with the comedians who always keep him in hysterics. But his obsession with all things funny doesn't mean he can always resist the temptations of the doc side.

post

Michelle Durelli

Director of Post Production

Post Production is Michelle's bread and butter. A graduate of Hofstra University, she studied TV/Video Production before diving head first into the world of post. After joining the NorthSouth family as a post supervisor in 2015, she now oversees the Post Production Department in the NYC office and tackles everything from staffing, to scheduling, to workflow implementation. When she isn't saving the world, she spends her time cooking, gardening, and being the best dog-mom ever.

Kim Pratt

VP of Technology

Starting out when VHS and Umatic tape were still a thing, Kim gained experience as a camerawoman, editor, producer, webmaster, and adjunct professor before arriving at her latest iteration as a video professional, data wrangler, and all-around techno-Sherpa as VP of Technology at NorthSouth. In her spare time, among other things, Kim likes to cast bronze, blow glass, and eat fire.

Daniel Callis

Technical Director

Daniel lives for field production. After graduating from UT-Knoxville, he worked as an AE, AP, Audio Tech, Camera Op, DIT and PM. Daniel has since worked with production crews on reality and documentary projects for more than 11 years. Daniel is involved with setting up the best production gear for each project and is surrounded by the support of our top-notch freelance field crew and post-production team. When he is not busy in the field, he is busy keeping up with his two beautiful daughters with his wife Jessie.

Margot Gattuso

VP, Post–Production

Margot heads up the Post Production Department in Knoxville, and has worked at NorthSouth for 7 years. After graduating from the University of Tennessee in 2004 with a Bachelor’s in Political Science, she quickly put her degree to use by landing a job in reality television. She spends most of her time in dark edit bays supervising online edits, managing quality control, ensuring the timely delivery of shows and juggling the ever changing schedules and deadlines of Post Production.