TV Host

TV Host Career

Yanna Darili’s on Camera career has spanned over eighteen years. Yanna is best known for her live TV broadcasts and event presentations, her ability to capture the audience, deliver the information and produce segments successfully.  Yanna’s professionalism, success, team player personality and experience helped her excel in her media career. Yanna Darilis was chosen to take part in the Hellenic Initiative’s ONE GREECE world wide Campaign Video. See IMDB.com

MEDIA PROFESSIONAL

Share Holder/Managing Partner

8/12- Present President
New Greek TV, Time Warner Cable 545
newgreektv.com, newgreekradio.com
Development of Greek-American TV channel, news website,
radio channel

10/11-Present President
Bliss Destinations LLC. / www.blissdestinations.com
Resource travel guide website promoting Greece
as a travel destination.

Producer/Director

2012-Present New Greek TV, Astoria, New York
BZ Development, Executive, Creative Producer-Director-Host
Prime Time News, Weekend Edition News, Kalimera USA, Segments for
News, Hanac Help Line, Doctor Shows

2012 Destination Greece, Athens Greece
Executive Producer, Host
Travel Show on Greece

4/09- 1/13 Media Paradiso Productions, New York, NY
Producer-Director-Media Buyer
Full Service Production, Media Planning-Buying, Marketing

09/2009-09/2010 Producer
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, New York, NY
Produced Runway Show and Filming for 4 seasons

9/2010 Producer/Master of Ceremony
Triangle Blvd-Fashion Night Out, Raleigh, NC
Produced and Hosted Fashion Show

07/2006- Present Segment Producer-Host
Channel 67 New York, NY
Freelance Lifestyle reporter and Segment Producer.

03/2008 Capital Link
New York, NY
Producer, Media Buyer

Executive Producer- Host
04/2006 “75th Annual Greek-American Parade with Yanna Darili”
Antenna U.S.A Television-New York, NY
Created and hosted the one-hour special on the Greek-American Parade
on 5th Avenue for Greek-American satellite network.

07/2005 Segment Producer- Host
E Entertainment USA • Athens, Greece
Segment produced and hosted segments on travel for “Wild on Tara”

11/2006 Executive Producer- Journalist
Antenna Satellite TV-Capital Link Economics Forum of Greece, NY, NY
Produced the filming of Greek Economics Forum
and interviewed the key note speakers and distinguished guests.

02/2003 – 03/2005 Creative Producer –Segment Producer-Host
“Hellenic Weekly” • National Greek Television (ERT), Athens, Greece
Creator and Host (Directed and Produced 70 mini-documentary/travel and cultural segments on Greece) of the one hour weekly English language series aired on ERT/National Greek Television. Topics; Hellenic Culture, history, fashion, travel, profiles and general current news updates

07/2004 Creative Producer-Director
Destination Athens, Evasion Communications, Paris, France
Writer and Director of the French travel documentary on Athens, Greece

03/2004 Stadium Director
Olympic Committee 2004
Directed the Olympics Softball test event; coordinated the presentation
of the stadium sports tournament, directed announcers, music,
graphics .

9/2003 Director
Fashion TV, Milan
Beauty Competition-Fashion Show
Action Models Competition Athens, Greece

07/2003 Producer-Director-Writer
“Reality Check” Athens, Greece
Feature Film Starring StratosTsotsoglou, Gregory Patrikareas,
Vicky Harris.

05/2003 Producer
Runway Show-Athens, Greece
Produced Runway Shows for Tsimogiannis Group; Armani, Eli Saab,
Oscar De’Larenta, Valentino, Marc Jacobs.

2/2002-3/2003 Associate Director of Film and Media Studies
NY College, Athens, Greece
Endorsed Film/Media Studies Department, Public Relations

03/2001 – 08/2001 Producer -Host
Athena 98.4 Radio Station, “Libro Doro”, Athens, Greece
Producer and VJ on one hour radio lifestyle show

HOST

5/2013-present TV HOST
New Greek TV, Astoria New York

10/10 Master of Ceremony/Antenna TV Correspondent
George Best Costakos Cancer Research Foundation, NY
Walkathon in support of Brain Research foundation

9/2010 Host
Fashion Night Out Fashion Show Raleigh, NC
Triangle Blvd TV

9/2010 Host
Broadway on Broadway, Times Square NY, NY
Hue Leggings Campaign- HUE

03/2010 Host
Hosted “Chic on the Go” Clothing Line Infomercial
International Release, Pro-Image Studios, NY

09/2005 Host
Los Angeles Short Film Festival, LA, California
KCLA-Radio- Los Angeles, California
Host of the Los Angeles Short Film Festival, presented and held panel
discussions with filmmakers and actors. On camera interviews with
actors, and directors. Hosted live radio broadcast at the festival
for KCLA Los Angeles .

09/2005 Host
“Making TV” Carsey Werner, Paramount, LA, California
Pilot episode, Garvin Eddie’s “Making TV”

02/2003 – 03/2005 Host
“Hellenic Weekly” • National Greek Television (ERT) - Athens, Greece
Host of the one hour weekly English language magazine series aired on National Greek Television. Topics Covered; Hellenic culture, history, fashion, travel, profiles and general current news updates.

07/2004 Host-Master of Ceremony
2004 Olympic Committee, Olympic Games Athens, Greece 2004
Jack Morton Special Events
Master of Ceremony-Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the 2004
Olympic Games, OAKA Stadium Athens, Greece

07/2004 Host
Today Show • NBC, USA
Produced and presented fashion and beauty segments on the Today
show with Katie Couric during “Today” show’s Olympic coverage in
Greece.

07/2004 Stadium Announcer –Voice Talent
Athens Olympic Committee 2004, Athens, Greece
Olympic and Para-Olympic Games

01/1998 – 09/2000 Co-Host
Star Channel, “Star Cafe” • Athens, Greece
Host of fashion, beauty, exercise, extreme games and cooking segments, interviewed many foreign guests on three-hour daily live morning show.

1/1995-8/1995 News Anchor
Antenna Satellite, Athens Greece
English Language Broadcast

09/1994 – 09/1997 Exercise Host
Antenna TV, “Proinos Cafes” • Athens, Greece
Exercise host and related topics on segment of daily live morning
Show.

7/1994-9/1994 Exercise Host
Antenna, Proini Drosia, Athens , Greece
Exercise host and participation in various other segments on summer
morning live broadcast.

JOURNALISM

7/2012-Present Journalist/Reporter/ Writer
New Greek TV, newgreektv.com, Astoria, New York

06/2009-2010 Contributing Fashion/Beauty Editor
Ins&Outs Magazine, Long Island City, NY

11/2006 Producer/Journalist
Capital Link Economics Forum of Greece, NY, NY
Interviewed the key note speakers and distinguished guests
(Politicians, CEO’s and Chairmen of Corporations
02/2001-07/2001 Lectures on Sports Journalism
Sport College, Athens, Greece

01/1995-2001 Exercise & Health Articles
Cosmopolitan Magazine, Greece
Ego Magazine, Greece
7 Meres TV, Greece

Actor

2007 Funeral Party
Greenstreet Entertainment/Ovie Entertainment
Russian -American Feature film- Portrayed Goiya

Author “Love Your Body”
2004, Patakis Publishing Company • Athens Greece
Complete Exercise and Nutrition book for the everyday person.
Education Empire State College—State University of New York, Athens, Greece
Bachelor of Science in Film and Television, 07/2003
Queens College- The City University of New York, Queens, New York
Bachelor of Science in Physical and Health Education, 06/1993

Related Profession

Endorsements:

Runway, Print, Commercial Model;

Elite, New York, NY 1988-1990
Agence, Athens, Greece 1994-1997
Prestige, Athens, Greece 1997-2000
Action Models, Athens, Greece 2000-2005
A1 Models, Athens, Greece 2005-2010
Sue Schactner, New York, NY 2007-Present

Campaign/ Spokes Model

Impact Sports Gear, 1994 – 1996
Champion-Reebok Greece, 1997 – 1998
Universal Studios Gym, 1999 – 2002
Oriflame - Swedish Cosmetics, 1995 – 2000
Nanobionic, Smart Clothes, 2013-2104

Exercise Video Host

Colgate Total Fitness, 1998
Movement by Yanna Darilis, 1996

Additional Training: Voice, Speech, Acting
Languages: Fluent in English and Greek,
Specialty: Live Television Broadcasts

Recognitions: Cambridge Who’s Who’ List
Stamford Who’s Who’ List