Next Gen 2012: Hollywood's Fastest-Rising Stars
In addition to mega-clients the Television Academy and The X Factor, the Colorado-born DiIorio, 30, represents a laundry list of television's top showrunners including Shonda Rhimes, Bill Lawrence, and How I Met Your Mother duo Carter Bays and Craig Thomas.
INDUSTRY MENTOR: PMK*BNC COO/executive vp entertainment Lewis Kay. He was the person that brought me over to then-BNC and has been an incredible mentor and friend.
BEST ADVICE: A college professor told me, "Never spend too much time celebrating your successes or wallowing over your failures."
10 YEARS AGO: I was a student at Loyola Marymount University while interning in MTV's PR department [his first entertainment job].
BIGGEST 2012 ACCOMPLISHMENT: I am not singling out one client and getting in trouble!
CAN'T-MISS TV: Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations. I like to fancy myself as somewhat of a foodie who loves to travel, so there really is no better show.
MOVIE FIX: The Godfather. Might be cliche, but any time it is on TV, I watch it to the end.
LUNCH SPOT: Toast. Their Smoke Stack sandwich is amazing.
WHEN I'M NOT WORKING I'M: On the Westside spending time with my wife, Giovanna, and friends.
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- It’s Friday: Cry Watching Tracy Chapman Sing ‘Stand by Me’ to David Letterman, or Maybe Just Cry From the Relief of a Work Week Finished