Chris Balish Media Plus

Santa Monica, CA

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Chris Balish is an award-winning television writer, producer, field producer, and TV presenter with fifteen years experience launching and hosting innovative original programming. After the successful pilot (2009), and subsequent launch and national syndication of his show "On the Red Carpet" for ABC/Disney, Chris left his full-time staff position at the Walt Disney Company in 2012 to create and develop his own television projects. Prior to Disney, Chris helped launch shows for AMC, The CW Network, and the Dish Network. He has shot pilots for Travel Channel, Spike TV, and CMT. Chris also spent ten years in TV news working for NBC's "Today Show," MSNBC, CNN, Extra, TV Guide Network, Gannett Co., and local news. Chris has been a featured speaker at Realscreen, the Reality Rocks Expo, and he hosted Realscreen's Factual Entertainment Awards. Chris is also a bestselling author of two books and has won more than thirty awards for excellence in writing, broadcasting, and news, including seven regional Emmy Awards. More info at Watch his "On the Red Carpet" host reel at

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