Chez Pazienza is the CEO of DXM Media, as well as an award-winning television news producer, the creative voice behind Deus Ex Malcontent and the author of Dead Star Twilight.
During his 19 years in TV news, he's produced and managed daily content for WSVN and WTVJ in Miami, KCBS, KNBC and KCAL in Los Angeles, and MSNBC and CNN in New York. He has two L.A.-area Emmys to his name as well as a Golden Mic. He's been featured in and interviewed by The New York Times, The New York Observer, New York Magazine Online, U.S. News and World Report, The Village Voice, The American Journalism Review, NPR, the IFC Media Project, and Radar and Wired Online. In addition, he's been a regular contributor to Sirius XM's POTUS and Indie Talk channels and is the co-host of "The Bob & Chez Show" podcast along with fellow blogger and Huffington Post contributor Bob Cesca.
He divides his time between Miami and New York City
Chez listens to a lot of Coltrane and old Afghan Whigs and still stands in awe of Paddy Chayefsky, who got it so right about where television news was heading.