Megan Chao

Vice President, Development and Production





Megan Chao joined Birman Productions in early 2009 as a researcher, and quickly rose through the ranks.

As an experienced producer and award-winning editor, she has successfully taken shows from inception through show delivery. Not only is she a shooting producer, in addition, she is an AVID, Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere Pro CC-trained editor.

As the company's lead development executive, she has been instrumental in shaping the overall strategy and direction.

Chao is also an adjunct faculty member at her alma mater, USC, where has a master's degree in broadcast journalism from the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. She has dual bachelor's degrees in biology and creative writing from the University of California - Riverside. Prior to her career in television, she was a science writer and reporter.

In her spare time, she likes to travel, run half marathons, and hang out with her seriously cute beagle, Charlie.