Mercedes Woods has worked in television for over 20 years. As senior producer for a weekly series on fashion and lifestyle, Mercedes travelled extensively to Europe covering the fashion runways in Milan, London and Paris and worked with ELLE and Harper’s Bazaar on several projects. She has interviewed numerous newsmakers and celebrities.
As on-air talent, Ms. Woods has been seen on many television networks including FX, CNN, E! Entertainment Television, Oxygen. She anchored the morning news for WBIS-31 in New York with news veteran Tony Guida and ABC's World News Now with Anderson Cooper as well as guest hosting Live! With Regis & Kathie Lee. Most recently, Mercedes anchored News Center Now, a nightly broadcast for RNN-TV, NY.
Ms. Woods travelled twice to Guangzhou, China, as the senior producer for NY programmer Videofashion, and GDTV (Guangdong Television). The co-production of Model Mania involved the search for China’s top supermodel. Ms. Woods cast 48 models from 31 countries of the world. The live two-hour broadcasts were viewed by an audience of 20 million throughout Asia.
Ms. Woods' corporate clients include Volvo, Aetna, Pfizer, Bloomingdale's, Fuji Film, Barnes Group, Unisys, Kraft and others for various industrials, commercials and voice-overs.
She resides in Weston, Connecticut with her husband and son.