Producer Mario Parks

KPRC Local 2's 2012 Hispanic Heritage Vignettes were produced by Mario Parks, a senior at Texas Southern University, majoring in Radio/Television/Film.

Highly motivated and extremely talented, Parks has hands-on experience in a number of positions within the film and television industry, including directing, videography, editing, script writing and production. Serving as the post-production supervisor for Texas Southern University's television network TSU-TV On Demand, Mario has worked on a numerous amount of projects involving well-known celebrities and has managed his skills outside of the network to help produce a series of reality shows and commercials for local businesses here in the Houston area. 

Growing up in the South Park neighborhood of Houston's southeast side, His passion for the business began when in 9th grade, he produced his first video -- a Mother's Day gift for his mom. Mario sums up his motivation as "mastering my craft and using it as a key to my success."