TV Host of “Walk in Faith”
4 Emmy Nominated ExProducer/Director
Over 20 Years in Entertainment industry as writer, director and producer
Soon to be published Author
Awarded the ‘Gabriel Award’ for Station of the Year by the Catholic Press Association for work at Net TV
Recognized by “Rising Stars” as one of the most successful people under the age of 40
National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences – New York Chapter
New York Emmy Awards
Craig Syracusa is a three time Emmy nominated director and executive producer. For nearly 20 years he has been a leader in the entertainment industry with his multi-faceted background in directing, producing, writing and starring in commercials, award-winning films, documentaries and reality shows. During his career, Craig has received industry-wide recognition for his work. Alongside his Emmy nominations, Craig has received 3 Communicator awards, 10 Telly awards, IndieFest, Global Accolade and was honored as one of the most successful men under 40.
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Craig Syracusa is a seasoned professional with nearly 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry. His multi-faceted background includes starring roles in commercials and movies, as well as writing, directing and producing award-winning films, documentaries and reality shows. Most recent Mr. Syracusa wrote and directed Emmy nominated feature documentary “Ring of Faith” based on the relationship between professional boxing and religion, which was distributed by Virgil Films.
Mr. Syracusa holds the position of Director of Programming and Production for the Catholic cable station Net TV. Since 2012, he has created and produced thousands of hours of content, including original talk shows, documentaries, and other television programming, as well as many promos and commercials.
Under Mr. Syracusa’s leadership, Net TV was awarded the 2019 station of the year by CPA and the Gabriel awards.
During his career, Mr. Syracusa has received industry-wide recognition for his work, including 4 Emmy nominations, and a Communicator award for directing a commercial for the late George Steinbrenner’s Silver Shield Foundation. In 2013, Craig’s hard work and dedication was recognized by “Rising Stars” and was awarded as one of the most successful people under the age of 40. Mr. Syracusa has also received numerous awards, including The Telly award, Indie fest, Communicator and a Global Accolade and 4 Gabriel awards for his original content. One of the highlights in Craig’s career was meeting Pope Francis during his Papal trip to New York City, where Craig orchestrated the creation of a 130-foot mural of Pope Francis, a concept that received international media attention.
Through Mr. Syracusa’s former role at DeSales Media Group, he directed the live events department in creating and coordinated events, from anti-bullying campaigns and charity events, to golf outings and other large special events like Catholic Day at Citi Field. Craig’s events have received industry-wide attention and have been recognized by KTU Cares 103.5, Z100, NBC, CBS, Channel 12, FOX 5, The Daily News, Brooklyn Eagle, and The Tablet, as well as by top industry professionals and politicians.
Mr. Syracusa is also the creator and Host of the award winning nationally syndicated Talk Show “Walk In Faith” and a Field Producer for Entertainment Tonight. Mr. Syracusa has interviewed hundreds of celebrities, athletes, politicians and entrepreneurs. Mr. Syracusa has amassed an extensive amount of contacts throughout the entertainment industry, including celebrities, athletes, studio executives, corporate sponsors, production companies, and distributors and influencers. Mr. Syracusa has built a reputation in the entertainment industry as the man who “doesn’t create a story but rather tells one”
Mr. Syracusa is a Brooklyn native who lives with his wife and son at their home in New Jersey.