. award winning producer . photo & video director .
. photographer . on-camera talent . writer .
. iconic brands . celebrities . artists . models . emerging talent .
. commercial . print . digital . live streaming .
Marya has 15 years of creative production and media direction experience. Working in the mediums of broadcast, video and digital content for websites, mobile apps, online, commercial and print media. Marya was recruited by The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard to be their senior producer as they sought to expand their presence on social media, web to series and podcasting. Formerly the Photo Director of Digital content for Playboy Enterprises, Marya oversaw all creative direction for Playboy’s digital platforms for three years. Before her jump to Digital Media, Marya was producing covers and celebrity features with film studio photographers Matt Jones, Nino Munoz, Chris McPherson, Frank Ockenfels, Kenneth Cappello, Sheryl Nields and James Dimmock. Her experience with many of the top fashion and celebrity photographers Steven Meisel, Ellen Von Unwerth, Inez and Vinood Matadin and Craig McDean stems from her time apprenticing at Art+Commerce. Marya has worked in the photography departments of Premiere Magazine, More Magazine, Inked Magazine, Men’s Health, Vine, Maxim, the Ultimate Fighting Championship and People.
Marya has won four SPD merit awards including two for photo shoots with actor Tracy Morgan and iconic musician Lemmy Kilmister of Motorhead. In addition, a Lauren Greenfield photo shoot Marya produced for Teen People was one of Time Magazine’s 2006 Photos of the Year.
From creative oversight to production details, Marya lives and breathes visual media in all forms.