Fennella Bruce interviews Toni Miceli on How to Be A Boss as a Woman in Business for Inspire: Breaking Down Barriers to Success
Fennella Bruce, FKB Media is an extraordinary entrepreneur, writer, media producer and mediator of the Inspire Series. Throughout the series, she shares her stories as a journalist and media creator to the producer for CTV News Channel, Your Morning, and Canada AM. She is also the founder of FKB Media Solutions, a company that helps businesses, startups, professionals, and others develop powerful and successful media strategies.
Toni Miceli is chief executive officer and partner at RTR Media, overseeing all facets of production and development for the independent unscripted production company. The label, which has been featured on Realscreen’s Global 100 list, specializes in lifestyle and home renovation programming including HGTV’s mega-franchise Home Town. Miceli originally joined the company in 2013 as vice president of production, managing numerous multi-million dollar budgets and creative on the company’s robust production slate.
Other programming under Miceli’s leadership includes Home Town spinoffs and #1 new unscripted cable series Home Town Takeover, newly announced Home Town KickStart, and Discovery+ Ben’s Workshop. Additional series for HGTV include Down Home Fab starring Teen Mom 2’s Chelsea And Cole Deboer, Help! I Wrecked My House, No Demo Reno, Revealed, Hidden Potential, Flip or Flop Fort Worth and three-time Canadian Screen Award winner Income Property, as well as BBQ Crawl for Food Network.
Prior to joining RTR, Miceli served as executive in charge of production at 11 Television Canada, shepherding such international hits as Destination Fear (Travel Channel), Risky Business (Slice) and Panic Button (Space & TruTV). Other credits include Food Network Canada’s Everyday Exotic, Slice’s Superstar Hair Challenge, W Network’s Smart Woman Survival Guide, LIFE Network’s popular fashion series So Chic as well as HGTV’s decorating hits Design Rivals and Love by Design. Miceli is a member of non-profit associations Women in Film & Television – Toronto and The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television.