Darwyn Metzger

Darwyn Metzger

CEO at SocialTron LIve

Location
Los Angeles, California (Greater Los Angeles Area)
Industry
Entertainment

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Darwyn Metzger's Overview

Current
  • CEO at SocialTron LIve
  • CEO at Phantom Firm
  • Social Media & Tech Expert at Raycom Media
Past
Education
Connections

500+ connections

Websites

Darwyn Metzger's Summary

CEO of Phantom Firm. Social media strategist & TV/Film producer with 7+ years experience in social media marketing for Brands, Celebrities & TV/Film properties. Clients are kept confidential, but references are available upon request

My professional mission is to tell great stories while disrupting the evolution of how content is created, curated & consumed.

My personal mission is to promote & foster interest in the fields of Science & Technology especially with young men & women. It is of my opinion that innovators are the real job creators and the individuals most likely to lead our tiny 7 billion member community to future prosperity.

Specialties: Social Media Development and Management for Celebrities, Brands, and Retailers. Personal branding, Online Strategy, Strategic brand marketing and development, Reputation Management, Television producer and series creator/developer, Public speaking.

Darwyn Metzger's Experience

CEO

SocialTron LIve

May 2014Present (5 months) Hollywood, CA

SocialTron Live is the World’s first ever celebrity and influencer driven live premium gaming network on Twitch. Twitch is the #1 video content site in gaming with 45,000,000 monthly unique gaming addicted viewers, who watch an average of 106 minutes of content per day and account for 1.35% of all online video streaming. Our star studded lineup is led by founding partner and Heroes alum Greg Grunberg (pictured below), Playboy Cover Model Pamela Horton, the top stars of Vine & YouTube and the most influential Twitch gamers in the World, who to date have amassed over 300,000,000 streaming Twitch views. www.socialtronlive.com

CEO

Phantom Firm

2011Present (3 years) Hollywood, CA

Phantom specializes in engineering & seeding subversive digital propaganda on behalf of Brands,
Political campaigns, TV shows, Films & Celebrities. Phantom is equally fluent in YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Vine, Instagram, Reddit, Google+, Pinterest & the bloggersphere. Learn more at PhantomFirm.com

Social Media & Tech Expert

Raycom Media

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Broadcast Media industry

October 2009Present (5 years) Hollywood, CA

On-camera talent for Nationally syndicated Broadcast News Magazine "America Now" segments entitled "Darwyn's Theory of Technology".

Staff Producer - Tribune Broadcasting

Tribune

Privately Held; 10,001+ employees; Newspapers industry

May 20082011 (3 years) Hollywood, CA

As Senior Producer for “Kurt the CyberGuy” Darwyn created & executed three Nationally Syndicated TV News Reports weekly and grew station sydication from 8 stations in 2008 to 40 stations 2011. Darwyn also produced & managed daily live shots airing across all 40 individual stations. In addition to writing, producing & directing all segments from conception to air, Darwyn also conducted on camera interviews, managed crew & edited via Final Cut Pro.

Senior Producer - Under The Cardboard

Merv Griffin Enterprises

Entertainment industry

20062008 (2 years) Hollywood, CA

12 Episode Reality TV series
• Wrote & Produced all segments
• Supervised 15 member production team
• Interviewed guests
• Booked travel and accommodations
• Filmed with Panasonic DVX 100 & HVX 200 HD cameras
• Edited – Sony Vegas

Darwyn Metzger's Publications

  • Homeless Real World Associated Press

    • Associated Press - Int'l Syndication
    • February 1, 2008
    Authors: Darwyn Metzger, Catherine Tsai

    "Instead of following the normal reality formula of exploitation in the name of entertainment, we decided to help these folks along the way. The result is an expose; that will make you laugh, cry and, hopefully, think."

  • Homeless Real World Bound to Be Better than Regular Real World

    • Broadcasting & Cable
    • May 5, 2009
    Authors: Darwyn Metzger, Hamilton Nolan

    "Is there any way that this show cannot be awesome? I don't believe so."

Darwyn Metzger's Skills & Expertise

  1. Social Media Optimzation
  2. Stunt Marketing
  3. Cross Platform Entertainment
  4. Online Marketing
  5. Public Speaking
  6. Reputation Management
  7. Social Media
  8. Entertainment
  9. Television
  10. Television Production
  11. Final Cut Pro
  12. Video Production
  13. Blogging
  14. Video Editing
  15. Writing
  16. New Media
  17. Journalism
  18. Online Advertising
  19. Editing
  20. Copywriting
  21. Media Relations
  22. Advertising
  23. Broadcast Journalism
  24. Non-linear Editing
  25. Public Relations
  26. Content Strategy
  27. Marketing Strategy
  28. Videography
  29. Press Releases
  30. Broadcast
  31. Media Production
  32. Digital Media
  33. Radio Broadcasting
  34. Voice Over
  35. Facebook
  36. Multimedia
  37. Film Production
  38. Radio
  39. Storytelling
  40. Social Media Marketing
  41. ENPS
  42. Web Content
  43. Avid
  44. Copy Editing
  45. Breaking News
  46. Social Networking
  47. Broadcast Television
  48. Documentaries
  49. HD Video
  50. Video

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Darwyn Metzger's Education

University of Denver - Daniels College of Business

BSBA, Management, Legal Studies

20012006

Activities and Societies: Alpha Kappa Psi (Professional Business Fraternity) Omicron Delta Kappa (Senior Honors Society)

Wheat Ridge High School & Essex Soccer Camp

Darwyn Metzger's Additional Information

Websites:
Interests:

Social media, television, film, news, story telling, innovative technology

Groups and Associations:
Honors and Awards:

Emmy Award WINNER Breaking News Coverage – “Death Of Michael Jackson” 2009

Emmy Award Nominee Light News – “Digital Puppetry” 2009

LA's Next Sex Symbol Contest 1st Runner-up 2012

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