Full Sail University


Troy DeVolld

Executive Producer/President | The Troy DeVolld Company; Member Producer | The Big Picture Collective

Producer Troy DeVolld has expanded his 23 years in the reality tv business into bestselling books like Reality TV: An Insider's Guide and And Another Thing as well as a side career as one of the industry's most requested professional speakers, recently delivering a keynote for 2023's Masters of Story event in NYC. The Full Sail Film grad has worked on more than 50 film and television projects, usually developing the overall narrative and often writing host copy. He launched his career working on MTV’s Fear and The Osbournes before moving on to success with early reality TV staples like The Surreal Life and Dancing With the Stars. In 2009, Troy shared a Daytime Emmy Award nomination (Outstanding Special Class Series) for his work on Style Network’s Split Ends. Other credits include early seasons of VH1’s Basketball Wives, Bravo’s Flipping Out and ABC's The Bachelor.


The Bachelor, Basketball Wives, Dancing with the Stars, Flipping Out, Hollywood Game Night, Remember We're Not Here, The Surreal Life, Fight of the Living Dead: Paradise Calls. Author of the books Reality TV: An Insider’s Guide and And Another Thing. Shared Emmy nomination for Split Ends (Outstanding Special Class Program, 2009).

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I think success is being able to make a go of whatever you choose to do, and being content with the quality of work you're doing.”
—Troy DeVolld
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