The College Tour TV is created and produced by multi-award-winning producers: Lisa Hennessy, Alex Boylan, Burton Roberts and Beth Cohen.
Lisa Hennessy is one of the most accomplished female executive producers in Hollywood. She has created, launched, and executive produced hundreds of hours of prime time network television from World's Toughest Race - Eco Challenge, Survivor, Rock Star INXS, and Contender to The Biggest Loser...to name just a few.
After winning CBS's Amazing Race at 23 years old, Alex has gone on to have an amazing career both in front and behind the camera.
Above all else, Alex is an adventurer, traveler, and storyteller. He has filmed in nearly every state in America and over 60 countries around the world.
He hosted the #1 food series on PBS At The Chef's Table and the #1 animal series on PBS Animal Attractions, was CBS's 'National Ambassador' for two summers on the 'CBS Buzz Tour', hosted over 100 segments for Travel Channel, was Rachael Ray's sidekick hosting 'Rach to the Rescue' for her syndicated talk show and circumnavigated the world without a penny in his pocket as the star of 'Around The World For Free'...amongst many more.
Alex’s passion for producing brought him an Emmy-nomination for his work on The Steve Harvey Show, two Webby awards for Best Web Show on Around The World For Free, and an ADRIAN Award for his work on DreamJobbing.
Alex brings his passion to every project he embarks on and couldn't be more excited to take on the roll of producer and host for this series.
Burton Roberts is an experienced entrepreneur and start up executive. His extensive background includes production, marketing and PR, social media, technology, HR and even hosting adventure travel shows. He holds an MBA from Kellogg Graduate School of Business and business and philosophy degrees from Southern Methodist University.
Michael Murray is a seven-time, Prime Time Emmy nominated Director of Photography, cinematographer, adventurer and businessman. He has a reputation for acquiring imagery under extreme conditions and brought his creative influence to the first season of Mark Burnett’s Survivor. Michael has entrepreneurial and business experience that give him a unique perspective on producing financially and artistically successful projects. AF’s short list of clients include: ABC, NBC, CBS, Universal Studios, Mark Burnett Productions, BBC, Discovery Channel, History Channel and HBO.
Beth Cohen has diverse leadership experience in the launch and production of television, feature film, and educational startups. Some highlights of her eclectic career include working in production, development, and product integration for NBC Universal. Beth has worked in feature film production for Wonderstar Productions and as an executive with national education organizations. Beth is passionate about risk taking, authentic storytelling and bringing people’s visions to life.