WKU graduate Santos Lopez, executive producer for HGTV and Discovery, Inc., will return to the Hill for presentation on Tuesday (Sept. 18).
“Keeping it Real in Reality,” hosted by WKU’s Department of Communication, will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Downing Student Union Auditorium. The presentation will begin with a personalized video greeting from the Property Brothers, Drew and Jonathan Scott, who will answer questions submitted by selected WKU students. Lopez will then conduct a live SKYPE interview with Ben and Erin Napier of the show, “Home Town.”
After the interview with the Napiers, Lopez will discuss how he built his personal brand that helped him succeed as a television producer, working alongside high profile professionals. Lopez will be sharing his experience with audience members on choosing a career, creating and managing a personal brand and using that brand effectively in job interviews.
Lopez has created and overseen promotional campaigns for many television shows and his credits include HGTV hits such as “Brother vs. Brother,” “Property Brothers at Home, “Fixer Upper” and “Ellen’s Design Challenge” with Ellen DeGeneres.
The presentation is free and open to the public.