Joe Schlosser, Senior Vice President, Communications, Endemol Shine North America
Joe Schlosser has served as Senior Vice President, Communications, Endemol Shine North America, since March 2015. Schlosser originally joined Shine America in 2012 as Senior Vice President, Communications. He currently oversees all corporate, consumer and internal communications, as well as talent relations, awards and events coordination for the Los Angeles-based TV production company in both North America and Latin America.
Schlosser oversees publicity efforts for all of Endemol Shine North America’s various U.S. TV series, including Big Brother (CBS), MasterChef (FOX), MasterChef Junior (FOX), The Biggest Loser (USA), LEGO Masters (FOX), Mira Quien Bailia (Univision), and Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (HGTV) and many other top cable, broadcast and digital programs. Schlosser also leads communication efforts for Endemol Shine North America’s subsidiary studios, including 51 Minds Entertainment, Truly Original and Authentic Entertainment.
In addition, he oversees all communications initiatives for the company’s fast-growing Latin American operations, including Mexico City-based studio Endemol Shine Boomdog and the studio’s diverse roster of Spanish-language scripted and unscripted series. He recently added oversight of all communications efforts for Endemol Shine Brazil, where he works closely with the Sao Paulo-based studio’s PR and marketing team and helps amplify their efforts globally.
Prior to joining Endemol Shine North America, Schlosser was Senior Vice President, Communications for Shine America, overseeing all corporate and consumer communications efforts for the U.S. division of the Shine Group.
Previously, Schlosser spent 10 years with NBCUniversal in various top communications roles, including his last as Senior Vice President, NBC Entertainment Television Publicity, from November 2009-November 2012. He also oversaw all communications efforts for NBC Universal’s Television, DVD and Consumer Products Group.
Before joining NBC Entertainment, Schlosser served as Senior Vice President, Communications, NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution. There he was responsible for all internal and external communications for the division, including consumer publicity efforts for first-run syndicated series including Deal or No Deal, The Martha Stewart Show, Access Hollywood, Maury, The Chris Matthews Show and a handful of other series.
From May 2004 to July 2006, Schlosser was Senior Vice President, Communications, NBC Universal Television Distribution, overseeing communications efforts for all domestic and international television distribution endeavors.
He joined NBC Universal from NBC Enterprises, where he served as Vice President, Publicity, from October 2002 through May 2004. While at NBC Enterprises, he oversaw all publicity activities for NBC’s in-house domestic syndication unit and its international endeavors, including foreign sales of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Will and Grace.
Schlosser began his career in communications as Vice President/Head of Communications for The Hallmark Channel in Studio City, Ca. While at Hallmark, Schlosser oversaw a staff of seven communications professionals, while leading all publicity efforts for the emerging cable network.
Prior to working in communications, Schlosser was Los Angeles Bureau Chief for television trade publication Broadcasting & Cable. He was responsible for all network, cable and syndication coverage for the magazine. For the past 13 years, Schlosser has taught "Working with the Media," an annual course offered through UCLA Extension.
He holds a master’s degree in broadcast journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from the University of Southern California. He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife, Stacey, and children Ivy, Mia and Noah.