Veteran television and media producer, Patrick Jager is CEO of CORE Innovation Group, a strategic content firm supporting the content and brand growth of both media and Fortune 500 clients. CORE-ig broadens the reach of content development well past linear TV, but also focuses on social, digital, branded and other distribution methods.
CORE-ig’s clients span both US and international media companies, tech firms, cannabis firms (he lives in Denver after all), lifestyle brands and several major beverage, food and clothing companies. The company has projects currently in development with History, Science, several MCNs and two large time-buy branded projects, but is also actively engaging influencers as part of corporate strategy.
Prior to entering the production realm (and in conjunction to his work in entertainment), Jager was focused on business development and public relations in entertainment, health care and cause-related marketing. He also has extensive experience in the management and development of both consumer and charity special events. In 2000, Jager was appointed Managing Director of Special Projects/ Events for the Democratic National Convention’s Host Committee, where he developed and oversaw all LA-sponsored events leading up to and during the Convention.
As a producer he has developed &/or produced programming for a vast array of outlets including MTV, AMC, VH1, A&E, Travel Channel, USA Network, HGTV, Food Network, GSN, Science Channel, SyFy, Nickelodeon, PBS, Animal Planet, Discovery and Reelz Channel – working on award-winning series such as Behind the Music and Biography. Jager is a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and the Producer’s Guild of America, and serves as advisor to several non-profit and academic organizations, including the University of Colorado’s College of Arts and Media, Colorado Public Television, and the United Way. He lives in Denver with his husband, son and two dogs.