Formerly a leader in the field of entertainment and lifestyle PR, Sean Borg has had the opportunity of working with many well-known faces in the world of show business both sides of the globe in London and Los Angeles.
Sean was known as a “mover and shaker” on the London social scene when Sebastian Scott – a Director of a top television company, spotted Sean’s talents and offered him the opportunity to join the team at Bob Geldof’s Planet 24 Productions at Channel 4’s The Word as a researcher. Impressing his bosses so much, Sean was promoted within six months to Assistant Producer giving him his own segment in the show, “The Gossip”, which became an immensely popular part of the show. Sean said “It seems showbiz gossip was always my destiny it follows me everywhere!”
After two seasons with the show, Planet 24 Executives – Charlie Parsons and Waheed Ali, offered Sean a chance to move over to the companies other popular hit – The Big Breakfast, jumping at the chance to further his TV and media skills he accepted the job and worked there for three months producing the popular showbiz news segment slot ‘Snap, Cackle & Pop’… More showbiz gossip!
During his time as a publicist some of Sean’s credits include the sensational launch of top London fashion store – Koh Samui along with his good friends, British “It-Girls” Tamara Beckwith, “Royal pal” – Tara Palmer-Tompkinson and Tamara Yeardye-Mellon (now Director of Jimmy Choo), this was when social columnist, Simon Mills, christened Sean the “It-boy” in GQ Magazine, placing him firmly on the map as “one-to-know”. It was during this period that Sean spread his showbiz wings and headed off to Los Angeles.
In 1997, after hearing of Borg’s PR savvy, well-known Film Director, Marcus Nispel, asked him to represent his publicity interests globally. This led him to being appointed (by Nispel) as Head of Public Relations at RSA/USA (Ridley Scott and Associates) in LA, who were then Nispel’s video and commercial representatives. This job even lead to Nispel casting Sean Borg as a featured ‘socialite’ in Puff Daddy’s $2,000,000 music video for ‘Victory’ alongside Dennis Hopper and Danny Devito.
Sean rose rank in entertainment Television and appeared on numerous “showbiz news” news shows and after “popping up” on the box quite frequently on: Sky News, Sky One and Channel 4, Sean has acquired a taste for presenting on television and recently recorded a pilot for a new series – Brits Abroad, though not yet commissioned, Brits Abroad has given Sean the confidence to pursue a career in entertainment broadcasting. Back in the UK, Sean recently appeared in the top hit MTV Europe show Totally Scott-Lee, this peaked 1,500,000 million viewers during its run this year, which was a massive result for MTV UK.
During his years as a journalist Sean has written and broken many showbiz news stories for UK publications such as The Sun – Victoria Newton and Gordon Smarts Bizarre Column top selling US publication – IN TOUCH Magazine, and Australian gossip weekly, FAMOUS to name a but few.
In Summer 2007, Sean journalistic skills were spotted by the bosses at TMZ on TV and Sean signed on as a TV producer for the show, his duties included writing for TMZ.com, producing, voicing and hosting segments for the popular FOX 11 show and his unmistakable “British” voice “loved” by Harvey Levin could be heard all over the daily news presentation based on TMZ.com and across America. One of Sean’s regular slots due to his popularity became the “Full Throttle Fashion” section.
Sean’s voice can also be heard on the forthcoming series “The Price of Fame” for Intersection Productions, the makers of Dr. 90210 for E Entertainment Television. Additionally, there is is a book deal offer on the table in the UK, the planned tale in the works is entitled – “The Making of a Modern Socialite”, based on Sean Borg’s life in show-business.
Sean is constantly in contact with the enertaiment hierarchy around the world, keeping his ear to ground at all times so as he gets to know [and be] where it’s at, whether it’s Elton John’s Oscar fundraiser, or Paris Hilton’s private house party, you can be sure that Sean Borg knows what is going on, when and where in the world of showbiz news!