TRACEY BAKER-SIMMONS IS A SEASONED VETERAN IN TELEVISION AND FILM PRODUCTION WHO HAS SPENT MORE THAN 20 YEARS IN THE INDUSTRY PRODUCING CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED CONTENT.
Tracey Baker-Simmons is a 25+ year Entertainment industry veteran and seasoned film and television producer, recognized as one of the pioneers of Reality Television. She began her journey in the music industry, where she honed her skills, eventually segueing into producing national commercials for prominent brands like Sprite and McDonald's. She also spearheaded the production of numerous music videos with acclaimed artists such as Brandy, Nas, Monica, and numerous others.
In 2004, Baker-Simmons made a significant transition into Reality Television by pioneering the hit series "Being Bobby Brown," featuring the late Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown. This marked a pivotal moment in her career, showcasing her knack for producing captivating and influential content in this burgeoning genre.
In recent years, Tracey Baker-Simmons has concentrated her efforts on content development, while thriving as a Showrunner and Executive Producer in the Non-Scripted landscape. Notably, she served as Executive Producer and Director for the acclaimed Hip Hop series "Hip Hop Treasures," featuring Icons like LL Cool J and Ice-T. Her contributions extended to the Hulu series "The Conversations Project" and an upcoming Women in Hip Hop series slated for release on Showtime. Her portfolio spans collaborations with major networks such as Showtime, Bravo, OWN, MTV, VH1, Lifetime, BET, TNT, TBS, TV1, A&E, TLC, Oxygen, WEtv, Hallmark, Hulu, and continues to grow. Moreover, Baker-Simmons serves on a White House Media Group, ECCO, originally formed under the Obama Administration and now serving the Biden Administration.
Tracey is an expert in the area of packaging, selling and producing Reality Television. Her experience ranges from challenging celebrity talent to intuitive college students and all other personality types in between. Her mission revolves around imparting the art of shaping authentic narratives by allowing real people's stories to resonate powerfully with audiences.