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Troy DeVolld

Troy DeVolld survived careers as an executive assistant and comic book artist before finding his way into Reality Television, where he currently works as a Supervising Producer. Since relocating to Los Angeles from Tampa, Florida, in late 2000, Troy has worked on many top Reality shows including The Osbournes, The Surreal Life, Dancing with the Stars, Flipping Out, and Basketball Wives. He shared a Daytime Emmy® nomination in 2009 as a Producer on Style Network’s Split Ends.

Troy has had the pleasure of lecturing on the topic of Reality Television production to students and alumni of schools as diverse as Northwestern University, The University of South Carolina, and his own
alma mater, Full Sail University, which honored him with induction into their Hall of Fame in June of 2010. 

He is also a member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, The Writers Guild of America West’s Nonfiction Writers Caucus, and the Caucus for Producers, Writers and Directors. 

Troy lives in North Hollywood, California.

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Articles by Troy DeVolld

Five Great Reasons Why Writers Should Consider Reality Television

The reality of reality is that the genre may be the most often overlooked option when it comes to careers in storytelling. While the debate about whether or not reality television is “written” rages on, the real skinny is that story is story, and story is written - sort of.

Pause for a moment to consider host copy, interview content and car... (read more)