DANIELLE MEDINA Executive Producer & CEO
Danielle Weiss Medina is an Emmy Award-nominated producer who specializes in developing and producing thought-provoking, entertaining and authentic television that resonates with viewers.
A graduate of the Newhouse School at Syracuse University, Danielle started her career as an assistant at MTV and worked her way up through the ranks of the News + Docs department to Executive Producer. Throughout her 15-year career with the network, she produced episodes of many of their marquee series, including Sex in the 90’s, True Life, Ultrasound, Diary, Uncensored and Cribs. From covering presidential campaigns for Choose or Lose and red carpets for the Video Music Awards and MTV Movie Awards to shooting and directing talent including Johnny Depp, Matt Damon and Cameron Diaz, Danielle has produced more than 150 hours of television on subjects including pop culture, pro-social topics, politics, current events, lifestyles and more.
In recent years, Danielle has developed several series for MTV, including MTV Vice, Scandalicious! and My Super Sweet 16, which was the highest rated series premiere in MTV history when it debuted in January 2005. After executive producing almost 100 episodes of My Super Sweet 16, Danielle also developed the spin-off Exiled!, and served as the network Development Executive and Executive Producer on I Used To Be Fat.
From casting and concept development to field and post-production, Danielle is an expert in bringing non-fiction programming to the screen. As a partner in Mad Fusion Media, she will not only be developing new projects, but will also be available to assist networks and production companies with casting, development and production as well as consulting on how to create compelling, honest and real shows which will strike a chord with the audience.
JAN MEDINA Founder & Chairman
Deciding to blaze a more creative path, Jan founded Mad Fusion Media after more than a dozen years on Wall Street. Previously, he was the co-creator and host of a research series geared toward professional investors examining events within the healthcare, political and macroeconomic arenas. Through this work and others, Jan has developed and hosted more than 150 hours of live programming and has been extensively published within the institutional investor community.
Through the years, Jan held investment research positions on both the buy-side and sell-side, including stints at major investment banks. And in making a creative move, establishing Mad Fusion Media was a natural progression of his interests and experience. The company is combining these to produce a mixture of content that is both technically savvy and always entertaining.
Jan graduated from Tulane University with a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering; and he is also a CFA charterholder. Jan resides in East Greenwich, RI with his wife Danielle, their twin daughters Gabrielle and Alaina, and their cat Fiona.