Courteney Tarantin

Courteney Tarantin

Courteney is a Manager of Development in the Television Department. Before joining Lin Pictures, she worked at Sony Picture Television’s TriStar TV assisting in projects in development and production, and prior to that was an assistant at CAA in Scripted & Reality TV. Courteney attended Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Communications majoring in Television-Radio-Film, during which time she first came to LA to spend a semester interning in TV at Happy Madison Productions. Courteney was born and raised on the seacoast in New Hampshire, and while she will always be an East Coaster at heart she now happily calls the West Coast home.

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Childhood ambition: To be the next Barbara Walters

Fondest memory: Being crowned Barbie for the day at age 4 at Disney World

Soundtrack: Anything I can dance to

Retreat: The beach

Wildest dream: To produce the Emmy winner for Best Drama or Best Comedy

Proudest moment: Moving to LA after graduation

Biggest challenge: Reaching anything on the top shelf

Alarm clock: Always set 3 just in case

Perfect day: Starts with an iced coffee on a balcony overlooking the ocean, ends in that same spot with a glass of wine, and the in-between is spent with family and friends.

First job: Dance teacher

Indulgence: Sephora is my kryptonite

Last purchase: Comforter from Anthropologie

Favorite movie: My Best Friends Wedding, The Departed, The Breakfast Club, Beauty and the Beast, The Wizard of Oz, Good Will Hunting, Kill Bill, The Sound of Music, Stand by Me, Training Day, Superbad

Inspiration: My parents

My life: is a work in progress