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A Boutique Management & PR Platform for Lifestyle Experts & Influencers

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DONNA BENNER
CEO
Multi-Emmy® Award Winning
National Talk Show Producer

Multi-Emmy® Award-winning national talk show producer and Swoon Talent founder Donna Benner brings three decades of national television experience to our boutique lifestyle talent management and PR agency. It’s Donna’s success and expertise in the TV business which makes it possible to open doors for our top-notch roster of health and lifestyle experts and influencers. We're in the business of maximizing your exposure and getting you noticed and discovered by the entertainment industry and brands.

GUESTS BOOKED ON TALK SHOWS
TV TALK SHOW EPISODES PRODUCED
LIFESTYLE TV SEGMENTS PRODUCED
CELEBRITIES AND AUTHORS INTERVIEWED
Donna Brenner

Meet Swoon Founder and CEO Donna Benner

Swoon Talent founder Donna Benner is an innovative lifestyle talk show producer and talent promoter with over three decades of television experience and a knack for hand-picking and cultivating on-camera talent. Donna has hundreds of contacts in the media and many long-standing relationships with television producers who trust and respect her expertise. MORE

On the set of the Today Show

Opening Doors for Lifestyle Talent

Swoon is for lifestyle experts and influencers looking to advance their careers. We understand how incredibly difficult is is to connect with producers at TV networks, digital channels, and production companies. Donna and her team know how to package you the right way and have the connections to help get you noticed. We're a unique concept for a lifestyle talent agency. MORE

Swoon Talent

A Trusted Resource to the Industry

Swoon Talent is a personalized one-stop-shop for media outlets star hunting for lifestyle hosts, guests, correspondents, reality contestants and retail brand spokespeople. Our lifestyle talent agency makes it easy for you to select personalities by streamlining the selection process and eliminating the “fluff” with one easy click. This is a COMPLIMENTARY service for the media and we help cast your projects. MORE

A Personal Look at Some of Our Lifestyle Experts

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Jackie Gray

Makeup Artist

Jackie Gray is a former model, teen beauty queen and today is an enormously popular and successful makeup artist, wardrobe and image consultant. This sought after beauty expert is running a thriving beauty business in New Jersey called Jacklyn Beauty. She's a stunner!

Ashley Mengwasser

Lifestyle Host

Millennial lifestyle and entertainment TV host Ashley Mengwasser is a fresh on-camera talent on the rise. Whether it's jumping out of an airplane or hang gliding, she's known on Georgian TV as a thrill seeker. And it's not just her carefree and adventurous curiosity that grabs attention, Ashley is also an Emmy award winning television producer.

Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack

Mexican Cook

Latino YouTube Chef and food blogger Yvette Marquez–Sharpnack learned the art of delicious homemade Mexican cooking from her grandmother and mom. In honor of her two favorite people and her strong Mexican heritage, the blog MuyBuenoCookbook.com was created. It is there where Yvette shares generations of cherished family recipes, travel adventures and DIY projects with her 100,000 visitors a month and 50,000 social media followers.

Working with Donna is Like Having Your Own Personal TV Producer

Do you need to maximize your exposure to the media and help fine tune your brand? Please submit your credentials through our simple submission form or email donna@swoontalent.com. Swoon Founder and CEO Donna Benner personally reviews each potential client.

In addition to packaging your brand and receiving an exclusive listing on our high traffic site, Donna and her team also offer one-on-one pitching, on-camera performance coaching, PR services and talent reel production. But the first step is to tell us how fabulous you are!

Our Latest Lifestyle Experts & Influencers

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    Samantha Thomas

    YouTube Entertainment Correspondent
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    Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack

    Mexican Cook
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    Cori Ingrassia

    Style & Beauty Blogger

Testimonials from Swoon Talent Clients

  • Donna has been our Fairy Godmother. Two months after signing with Swoon's lifestyle talent agency my daughter and I got a TV deal.

    Suzanne Clark

    TV Home Cook
  • "Donna is a rainmaker!... Just the kind of person I love to work with.

    Ally Phillips

    Home Cook & Food Blogger
  • Donna is AWESOME! Her understanding of my brand is something that even I couldn't put into words. She has a MAJOR GIFT!

    Dr. Kimberly Moffit

    Dating YouTube Star
  • "Donna Benner is the ultimate media guru. Her personalized attention & compassion for her clients can't be matched. It's truly a privilege to be part of Swoon Talent"

    Louisa Graves

    Beauty Expert
  • Donna Benner is brilliant! She knows exactly what producers are looking for. Swoon helps both producers & talent find each other in a more efficient way.

    Lauren Gruetman

    Frugal Living Expert

What TV Heavy Hitters Say About Donna Benner

  • “In the world of TV/media, Donna Benner is in the forefront of multimedia innovation! She leaves no stone unturned in the pursuit of accomplishing her creative vision. She is one of the most talented & hardworking producers I’ve had the privilege of working with.”

    Christina Deyo

    Eight-Time Emmy® Award winner, Food Network, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Martha Stewart Show, Rosie O’Donnell Show, Sally Jessy Raphael Show
  • “Donna was my first mentor in the daytime talk genre, & the knowledge & insight I gained from her is invaluable. Her keen story sense & ability to connect with talent & guests is unparalleled. She is also a dream boss who has a tremendous work ethic & inspires & encourages her staff.”

    Dan Sterchele

    Turner Broadcasting, Telepictures, ABC News, NBC Universal
  • "I've known Donna for 25 years & she has an incredible instinct for spotting & grooming on-air talent."

    Jodi Roth

    Senior Vice President Specials/CBS Network
  • "I've worked with Donna on 3 TV shows & she's one of the best. Her wealth of knowledge makes her a fantastic producer, coach, teacher & mentor."

    Maury Povich

    Talk Show Host
  • "Donna Benner is always thinking outside the box. Her creativity is contagious & her skills honed."

    Joanna Parides Sims

    Two-time Emmy® winner, Rachael Ray Show, Tyra Banks Show Mark Burnett Productions, Maury Povich Show, Montel Williams Show
  • "Donna has the unique ability as a producer to simply know what an audience wants to see & then can execute it & make it great television. That’s a talent that cannot be taught. It’s pure instinct!”

    Burt Dubrow

    Executive Producer Dr. Drew/HLN
  • “I worked with Donna on several national talk shows. She is a terrific Executive Producer with an instinct for creative, audience-grabbing shows that raise the bar.”

    Dean Gordon

    Wendy Williams Show, Martha Stewart Show, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Paramount Pictures

We're Always Looking for New & Established Lifestyle Experts & Influencers