College graduate with experience in broadcast media looking for a position in television production.
- Associate Story Producer for Private Chefs of Beverly Hills
- Researcher for the 25th Anniversary of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
- Contributor to the Howard Stern Show
- Clip Research for Jimmy Kimmel Live
- Writer for the American Comedy Network
- Transcriber/Logger for CWís Americaís Next Top Model, HGTVís Over Your Head, CBSís There Goes the Neighborhood and other programs
- Games administrator for NBCís Minute to Win It
- Post Production Assistant for CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute
- On-air radio experience with consistent airplay as both a writer and performer
Work has been aired on the following programs / stations:
- The Howard Stern Show- Sirius Satellite Radio / Sirius XM
- The Miserable Men Show featuring Jim Florentine- Sirius Satellite Radio
- The Jackie Martling Show/Jackieís Joke Hunt- Sirius Satellite Radio
- The Red Peterís Comedy Music Hour- Sirius Satellite Radio / Sirius XM
|Mike "Pooch" Puccio
started in show business at the tender age of thirteen, playing as the
guest guitarist for NYC punk rock band Furious George (best known as Adrien
Brody’s band in Spike Lee’s "Summer of Sam" film) at CBGB’s
and other venues.
Recently he’s broken into radio, having contributed multiple song
parodies to The Howard Stern Show as well as comedy for three other programs
on Stern’s Sirius Satellite Radio channels. He’s also written
over thirty song parodies and bits for daily show prep services (companies
that provide comedy for radio programs across the country) and created a sketch comedy/music program for 88.7 WNHU, Connecticut's #1 College Radio Station, as well as an Internet Radio Station.
You’ve probably heard his material and didn’t even know it
was him- check out the work of Mike "Pooch" Puccio, a
radio personality, writer, and musician that could be an asset to YOU!
- Private Chefs of Beverly Hills, Food Network, Associate Producer Worked in the story department to help complete episodes of this reality cooking show.
- Americaís Next Top Model, CW, Logger/transcriber Logged and transcribed footage for the reality television program ďAmericaís Next Top Model.Ē
- The 25th Anniversary of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, HBO, Researcher Researched footage and images for this live concert and television special. Assisted the creative director with photo landscapes. The landscapes, a combination of images and animation, were displayed on a large screen behind performances by Stevie Wonder, Metallica, Bruce Springsteen and others.
- Jimmy Kimmel Live-ABC- Researched and pulled comedy clips that aired on Jimmy Kimmelís opening monologue. Also provided material for the segment "Unnecessary Censorship".
- Seamless Productions-MTV- Logged and transcribed footage for the television program "House of Jazmin."
- Tenth Planet Productions-CNN- Worked as the post production assistant on The 2nd Annual CNN Heroes: An All Star Tribute. Tasks included searching raw footage to find compelling shots for the final program.
- Howard Stern Channels- Sirius Satellite Radio/Sirius XM- Performed and produced multiple song parodies that aired on Howard Sternís morning show as well as his radio stations Howard 100 and Howard 101. Will be featured on radio show host Red Peterís holiday special for the fourth consecutive year in December, 2010. Listen to Samples
- All Star Radio Networks- Wrote song parodies and bits for this radio show prep service.
Connecticut School of Broadcasting
Certificate of Completion (2007)
University of Hartford Hartford,
Bachelor of Fine Arts (2005)