Alicen Schneider heads up the creative music division and West Coast operations for NBCUniversal Television. In this position, she over-sees an in-house music supervision team who collectively supervise a multitude of series that are produced by Universal Television and Universal Cable Productions such as Grimm, Mr. Robot, Master Of None, Chicago Fire, Bates Motel, Girlfriends Guide To Divorce, Suits and Brooklyn Nine-Nine. In addition, Alicen covers everything relating to music across the NBCU family of Networks, which includes advising new producers on music procedures and subsequently assigning appropriate licensing and creative, vetting music budgets, suggesting and hiring composers, overseeing soundtracks, advising on stunt casting and on camera performances and music supervision for series and marketing campaigns. Notable past supervision projects include “Childhood’s End”, “Heroes Reborn“, “Being Human”, “Heroes”, “Grimm”, “Royal Pains”, “Lipstick Jungle”, “Crossing Jordan” and promos for a multitude of Olympics broadcasts. She also contributes additional support for co-production and third party partnerships as needed.
Alicen was one of the first music supervisors to recognize the value of showcasing emerging and established artists for producers, executives and other Studio and Network personnel. She regularly hosts mini concerts in her suite of offices.
Before joining NBCUniversal, Alicen was an A&R assistant in the Film and Television division of Warner Special Products and was also a college DJ for LA’s acclaimed alternative radio station KXLU-FM. She resides in Burbank with her daughter and spends her free time schlepping her around as well as cooking, traveling, reading, binge watching shows and spending as much time as possible with friends and family.