About Paula Bond
Paula’s media producing skills, coupled with her on-air experience has given her a unique edge as a TV and Live-Event Producer. In April 2011, Paula completed work as wedding producer on the pilot season of WE tv’s newest reality sensation, I Do Over. Additionally her company, ‘First Option Entertainment’, enjoys a solid reputation for creating innovative projects. Most recently the company successfully produced/directed major events for Halle Berry & The Jenesse Center with Alicia Keys, Jamie Foxx, Jay Leno, Leona Lewis, and Jennifer Hudson. NBA-MVP LeBron James ‘More Than A Game’ Nationwide Tour, New York Jets Star Quarterback, Mark Sanchez, The Emmy’s Foundation, ‘Habitat For Humanity’, American Women in Radio & Television, The Magic Johnson Foundation, National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), A Salute to Ray Charles hosted by Bill Cosby, The Historical Spelman College 125th Anniversary , NIKE /UMCA, The Laker Wives and much more.
The Television career began with Paula as a popular producer and on-air broadcaster for Black Entertainment Television. She then moved on to become one of the producers for the highly rated NBC entertainment news program, ‘Access Hollywood’.
Paula has enjoyed a fascinating professional life. Work has played out more like an adventure that’s taken her throughout the world France, Italy, Switzerland and Germany as a high-fashion model, permitting Paula to refine her creative talents. When that was completed Paula didn’t waste anytime igniting a broadcast and production career traveling throughout America, England and the Continent of Africa. This California native’s whirl-wind career in the arts and entertainment all began soon after college when she won the coveted pageant title of ‘Miss California.'
Paula also developed and teaches a personal growth curriculum geared toward the needs of inner-city youth and emancipated foster children. Paula’s ‘Life Skills Academy’ teaches personal, social, image, business and life preparation skills. In 2007 she became a published author contributing her insights to a compilation project titled, Refined by Fire: Defining Moments of Phenomenal Women. Paula’s compelling story is also featured in the award winning documentary, ‘SoulMate’, available on DVD.