Gardner Reed serves as director of development for Spoke Studios, a creative content company that operates under the banner of Wheelhouse Entertainment, the media enterprise forged in 2018 by producer and media entrepreneur Brent Montgomery. Creating engaging, provocative and talent-driven content across a variety of platforms, Spoke Studios explores unique points of view with programming that spotlights extraordinary worlds, dynamic characters and human ingenuity.
Before joining Spoke Studios, Gardner spent four years working in development at Leftfield Pictures, helping develop such series as The Book of John Gray for OWN and Bethenny & Fredrik for Bravo. He also worked on numerous projects across ITV America’s celebrity-branded productions, including La La Anthony’s LaLaLand, with series currently in development at several networks.
Previously, Gardner worked in field and post production on such series as Who The Bleep Did I Marry? (ID) and The Real Housewives of New Jersey (Bravo), from Sirens Media. He began his television career as an intern on the long-running Lifetime series Army Wives; he also interned for Clear Channel Radio and the DC-based casting company Carlyn Davis Casting.