During a comprehensive career in television production Wayne Grajeda has been a writer, producer, director,
production manager, consultant, talent executive, studio producer,
location manager, segment producer, music supervisor, music composer,
researcher, as well as working in development and casting. In
the field or in the studio, live or pre-taped, archival footage or
documentary or game show, serious or comedic, he knows how production
works, who needs what and when and how to get it done.
In 1989, the day after Hurricane Hugo devastated Charleston, South
Carolina, Wayne was on site working to establish a national feed
for an ABC Television live broadcast and producing interviews
As one of the producers for Nickelodeon's highly rated Wild and
Crazy Kids, he was involved in creating and producing events
staged at various Washington, D.C. landmarks, including the
White House, the Lincoln Memorial and the Capitol Building.
Wayne provided court cases for CBS News’ 48 Hours and advised
the producers on how to best tell the background stories and cover
the trial proceedings.
Among the many subjects and locations that Wayne
has shot have been the “The Most Beautiful Yacht In The World” in Monaco,
the action on the “Strip” in Las Vegas, Nevada,
the Frankenstein Castle in Germany and the ancient monuments
In 2002 Wayne was part of the team at IM3 Productions that
produced The Color of War: Into The Breach. The show won
the CINE Special
Jury Award for the Best Broadcast Historical Program of
the Year over PBS,
NBC Dateline, ABC News and an episode of Ric Burns’ documentary
on New York, among others.
Wayne now resides
in Berlin, Germany. Since being there he has
for a number
of American and German companies in several countries.
He appreciates hearing from interested parties regarding
in Europe and beyond and looks forward to using the expertise
acquired in the past to help them get the highest quality
while keeping their budgets in line.