Betsy Fielding is a production manager for HHMI Tangled Bank Studios. In this role she manages day-to-day, in-house production and co-productions for programs such as "Nature’s Fear Factor," which aired on PBS NOVA. Additionally, she works with the outreach and impact team on companion shoulder content developed by HHMI Tangled Bank Studios.
Fielding has over 20 years of experience in production. Prior to joining HHMI Tangled Bank Studios, she served as a production and operations manager at Discovery Communications, working on high profile Discovery programs including "Shark Week" specials, "Iron Resurrection" and "Puppy Bowl." She worked on more than 50 series and specials at Discovery's networks, including the Discovery Channel, Animal Planet and Velocity. At Discovery, she managed productions including tax incentives and logistics such as animal handling coordination with the American Humane Association. She also spearheaded workflows, standard operating procedures and served as production manager on development projects with external networks such as Viacom and Scripps. Earlier in her career, Fielding was a freelance production manager working with talent on-location and in the studio.