Speaker Chris Wagner

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Chris Wagner

CEO, Founder, Executive Producer

White Label Productions

Chris Wagner is an Executive Producer and EIC with 20 years of experience in all genres of television across all platforms around the world. As Founder & CEO of White Label Productions, Wagner has overseen high-profile series such as The Masked Singer for FOX, Impractical Jokers: Dinner Party for TruTV, Celebrity Show-Off for TBS, Miss Universe 2019, Savage X Fenty Show (Vol. 1 & 2) for Amazon Prime Video, and Encore! for Disney+. He has overseen more than $2.5B in TV budgets and has helped run companies as well as starting three of his own, focusing on production services. Chris has offered his partners a competitive deal structure at an unbeatable price point for the networks. He built these companies from the ground up, providing the infrastructure that includes office space, legal, insurance, accounting, negotiating all deals, all union signatory entities, overseeing the key staff and crew hires from a crew of 50 to 3,000, all while being a liaison within the network.

Prior to forming White Label Productions, Wagner co-founded Eleven Eleven Media Group where he provided full scale production services from the ground up – from initial pitch, to locking in final budget, to managing staff and crew, to overseeing the final delivery. Previously, Wagner served as Senior Vice President, Production at All3Media America where he oversaw such projects as Chrisley Knows Best, Undercover Boss and The People’s Couch. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President, Production at ZOO Productions where he oversaw all production, legal, finance, human resources and operations for the company while shepherding such series as Buckwild, The Joe Schmo Show, World’s Worst Tenants, Twintervention, Are You Normal America?, and Family Game Night.

During his career, Wagner also served as Line Producer on several hit shows for FremantleMedia and Mark Burnett Productions, including The X Factor, Rockstar: INXS, Rockstar: Supernova, Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader, Shark Tank, How’d You Get So Rich? and American Idol.

Speaking on: Chatroom: Matchmaker - Writers and Directors seeking Producers

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