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Founder and CEO
Wahlberg has been working in the field of media production for more than 20 years and brings a wealth of creativity and expertise to Wahl St. Productions projects and clients. From pre-production to post-production; to marketing a film or project once it's ready for release, Wahlberg works with clients and the Wahl St. team to ensure first-class productions that accomplish client goals and objectives.
Wahlberg has co-written, co-produced and co-directed many films, including If Only and A Different Kind of Tears, two of Wahl St.'s most recent productions that were created to shine a light on the nation's opioid epidemic. He has traveled from coast to coast showing If Only to hundreds of thousands of young people, educators, parents, community leaders and others to create a meaningful dialogue about substance use disorder and treatment.
The middle child in the famous family of nine siblings, Wahlberg has been Executive Director of the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation since its inception more than a decade ago. He is an advocate for substance use disorder treatment, an active member of the Catholic community, a devoted husband and father to three children.
Mr. Blaisdell is a Producer, Writer, Attorney and Minority Owner of Wahlburgers Restaurant. He is also a Founding Principal of the CORE Medical Group Centers of Rejuvenation Experts. He has produced 8 short films, two of which have received film festival awards, and is presently developing two screenplays for Wahl St. Productions.
With a Degree in English and The Humanities, Mr. Blaisdell brings nearly 30 years of professional writing experience to Wahl St. Productions. He began his career as a Sports Journalist and Columnist for the Webster Times and the Worcester Telegram & Gazette. He also served as radio color commentary at WESO alongside the late Carl Beane, former Boston Red Sox radio reporter and Fenway Park public address announcer.
At the same time, Mr. Blaisdell also entered and received his Juris Doctorate degree with honors from the Massachusetts School of Law in 1997. While there he was selected to write for the Law Review and, as a law student, was chosen as a Special Assistant District Attorney and Victim's Advocate in Essex County Massachusetts to prosecute criminal cases on behalf of the Commonwealth at the District Court level in Lynn and Salem Massachusetts. He has been a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association since 1997 and was admitted to the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts in 1998 where he has tried numerous civil and criminal jury cases.
Mr. Blaisdell comes from a large sports family. His father was drafted by the Boston Braves out of Swampscott High School in 1951 and played professional baseball within the Braves organization for 5 years. He also grew up and played semi-pro baseball and basketball with Boston Red Sox and Boston University legend, Harry Agganis. Mr. Blaisdell's maternal grandfather graduated high school in Pasedena, California with Jackie Robison where they both played football together. And Mr. Blaisdell's first cousin, Steve Bulpett, has been the head Boston Celtics writer at the Boston Herald for over 35 years.
Mr. Blaisdell splits his time between Boston, MA and Palm Beach, FL with his three children. He and his wife Devon are expecting their first son in September 2018.
Chief Creative Officer
JOKES aka Jorge Yanes Director/Screenwriter/Editor/Producer: Jokes is a writer, director and Emmy-winning editor working in narrative, music video and documentary form. His first hit was as co-creator and creative director of “The Roof” - accredited for setting the direction of a new Latin network named MUN2's, that was credited for breaking Latin hip hop and Reggaeton music out into the international community. Jokes has worked with artists such as T-Pain, Pitbull, ¡Mayday! Cee-Lo Green, Bobby Valentino, Nore, Nate Dogg, Slim Thug, Mike Jones, and many, many, more.
JOKES directed the music video “Groundhog Day” for the band ¡Mayday! featuring Ceelo- Green. Upon upload to the newly launched YOUTUBE, it quickly rose to become one of the Internet’s most heavily viewed videos, receiving over 2 million views in less than two days, landing an article on the front page of the New York Times.
JOKES then wrote, directed, and edited “Oohwee,” featuring T-Pain’s acting debut, which became the opening for The Scream Tour reaching 4.5 Million concert attendees. In the same year, he directed all of Down Aka Kilo's music videos reaching over 12.5 M views.
In 2008, he transitioned into narrative work and won an Emmy for Best Editing on the Latin TV miniseries, “Gabriel: Amor Immortal.”
As a film writer/director, his first short drama, Vladimir’s Vodka (2009), played at several film festivals and led to his directorial feature film debut EENIE MEENIE MINEY MOE (#EM3) - released on Red box and internationally through Cine-Latino.
Today, he is writing and directing the web series “The MobKing”, and several documentaries and music videos, while developing his independent projects. Recently, his proof of concept short film Toyed (2016) produced by James Wahlberg was featured in more than a dozen film festivals receiving best short and best actor at the Urban Film festival and was one of only four shorts presented at the prestigious NALIP Latino Lens Fest.