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Nicholas DeMartino - IDEABOOST. Los Angeles, CA, US

Nicholas DeMartino Nicholas DeMartino

Managing Director | Startup Bootcamp MediaTech


Nick DeMartino is the Chair of the IDEABOOST Investment Advisory Group and a Faculty member for IDEABOOST.



DeMartino retired as Senior Vice President, American Film Institute in 2010 to form Nick DeMartino Consulting, a strategic development consultancy based in Los Angeles. DeMartino holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Louisville and a Master of Arts in Media Studies from Antioch College. As an award-winning documentary television producer, DeMartino has produced television documentaries on nuclear power, abortion, and primetime comedy, among others. For the Labor Institute of Public Affairs, a media production and distribution unit for organized labor, DeMartino developed and managed a $20 million advertising and communications program, teleconferences, training programs and a cable television service. DeMartino subsequently founded the Washington Community Video Center and TeleVISIONS Magazine. As principal staff writer for the Carnegie Commission on the Future of Public Broadcasting, wrote their report and follow-up study titled Keeping PACE with the New Television.

Industry Expertise (3)

Research Education/Learning Training and Development

Areas of Expertise (10)

Startups Marketing Reporting Video Director Research Documentary Production Marketing & Distribution Media & Technology Growth and Development Distribution

Education (2)

Antioch College: M.A., Media Studies

University of Louisville: B.A., Undergraduate Studies

Affiliations (6)

  • American Film Institute
  • Washington Community Video Center
  • College Press Service
  • Carnegie Corporation of New York
  • Signature Video Enterprisees
  • Labor Institute of Public Affairs