A Company Headed by an Award-Winning Producer
Lisa Blake, Executive Producer
Lisa Blake is an award-winning producer who has created and/or produced specials and series for National Geographic, FOX, ABC, CBS, MTV, E!, Discovery, and A&E. Her recent development successes include:
DREAM QUEST – Litton/CW/CBS
DERBY DOLLS – E!
RED ALASKA – Nat Geo
BIG BAD WOOD – Nat Geo
SNAKE SALVATION – Nat Geo
WELL TRAVELED - PBS
BREAKING BORDERS – Travel Channel
LA CAGE, LE REALITY SHOW – Lionsgate Intl./Emdomol France
Prior to establishing her own production company, Blake served as Executive In Charge at Check Six Productions running shoots for CBS and PBS all over the world, VP of Development at MYTupelo Entertainment and development producer at National Geographic, heading up their New York office. She also served as the National Morning Entertainment News producer at FOX. She is the winner of the NLGJA's highest honor in electronic journalism. Her special for KCBS, HEAL THE BAY, was nominated for a local Emmy. She won a Peabody Award for her series, DREAM QUEST.
Blake's track record of content development—and getting series on the air—is firmly rooted in a journalism background. She began her career as a features writer and contributing editor for such publications as InStyle, Marie Claire, and the Los Angeles Times.
In addition to creating her own shows, she has created award-winning branded content, CAT’S FIRST CRUISE for Princess Cruises, HAUTE PLATE for the San Diego Culinary Institute, numerous campaigns for Scripps, RGX/Unilever, Qatar Airlines and Signature Bank.
Sensible Shoes Productions has worldwide reach and experience, currently shooting or developing individual series in Cuba, Asia, and the US.