Nicole Vogel serves as the Vice President Programming and Development at Lifetime where she is responsible for development, series and specials for unscripted programming. Most recently, Vogel has been instrumental in Lifetime’s upcoming documentary event, The Prison Confessions of Gypsy Rose Blanchard, debuting in January 2024. The doc is the definitive telling od Gypsy’s story as a victim of Munchausen by Proxy, from her point of view as she is serving time in prison for the murder of her mother. During her tenure at Lifetime, Vogel has spearheaded projects including both seasons of #TextMeWhenYouGetHome and Meet, Marry Murder, Phrogging: Hider in My House and Beyond the Headlines: Black Girl Missing.
Prior to Lifetime, Vogel most recently served as Director of Development at WE tv, an AMC Network, where she developed and executive produced Love After Lockup and Extreme Love. Before WE tv, she served as Senior Director of Development at Optomen Productions where she worked on the development of series and specials for Travel Channel, Discovery Channel, MTV, Destination America, and Investigation Discovery as well as pilots and development projects for a variety of networks including Food Network, A&E, Oxygen, and Fox.
Previously, Vogel served as Manager of Talent Development and Casting for Discovery Networks where she worked across Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Destination America, and Discovery Fit & Health to discover and develop new talent, cast for both current and new series, and manage current talent. She cast lead talent for such long-running series as Discovery Channel’s Dual Survival and Animal Planet’s Finding Bigfoot, among others.
Vogel began her career at Headline Media Management, a boutique talent representation firm specializing in news, hosting, experts, and sports. While at HMM, she worked as an independent casting director, casting various scripted projects in the NYC area. Vogel graduated Summa Cum Laude from George Washington University Honors Program with a major in Communications and minor in Theater. She is a volunteer at The Ghetto Film School in the Bronx and a member of the Television Academy.