321 Production Company Bios

321 Productions is a dynamic, service-driven company created by three diverse, educated and accomplished sisters: Mia, Donley and Suzanna.

All three women are very much on top of the changing technology and the changing landscape, and continue to maintain a continuing presence in keeping 321 on top of the always in motion marketplace.
321 continues to look for projects in the entertainment and media fields that they can bring to the marketplace and that add to the expression of the human condition.
Combining their diverse resources and set of professional experience, these three women created 321 and continue to share responsibilities and take control on a project by project basis. They have strengths in Sales, Marketing Promotion, Management, Production, Operations. They bring a unique savvy to each opportunity that presents itself.

Karen Brooks is Vice President of 3-2-1 Productions.

Brooks has run her own television syndication company, Brooks Communications, for many years. She has compiled an impressive list of clients over the years. They include: Western International Syndication, The Samuel Goldwyn Company, Perregrine Entertainment, Fries Entertainment, New York Times Productions, SJ Cannell Productions , Pasetta Productions, just to name a few.

When she began her career, she held an executive Sales Director position with Metromedia Producers Corporation, Gold Key Media (a Technicolor company) and The Robert Wold Company. While at all three, Brooks was credited with developing their "first-run" programming divisions.

She has distributed hundreds of television programs specializing in producing and distributing music and entertainment series, a variety of OTO specials, children’s programs, news/public affairs, documentaries, live sporting events, sports series, action/adventures series, movie packages and game shows.

While at Gold Key Media, Ms. Brooks was recognized for launching the highly successful, long-running, weekly series, "America’s Top Ten," that aired for twelve subsequent seasons.

As a consultant to Western International Syndication for 11 years, she syndicated the popular urban music series, "Showtime At The Apollo."

After living in Los Angeles for many years, Ms. Brooks now resides in the ski resort of Park City, Utah where she and 3-2-1 Productions continue to work on their own television projects, and on projects with other fine film and television producers.

Donley Zifkin Klug is a graduate of Emory University. She has a unique interdisciplinary background in media, technology, architecture, commercial real estate, and five star hospitality. Donley discovered early on that she had an intuitive understanding and a knack for marketing which has helped position 321 in the market place. She is always exploring with fresh, new ideas and concepts. She works side by side with her sisters navigating the best course for 321 to embark on and brings a creative, results-oriented perspective to the team.

Suzanna Zifkin is a graduate of Emory University. She established her career in Los Angeles at Phoenix Pictures, and was the key forerunner of product placement for the Adwil Agency in various movies and award programs such as the Golden Globes and the Academy Awards. Suzanna brought her collective expertise to Zephyr Media Group where she was a successful media buyer.

Presently at 321 Productions she capitalizes on her experience in media and entertainment by lending a hand in producing and providing direction on projects that 321 bring to the marketplace. With a background in promotions and media buying, Suzanna has a solid sense of the marketplace that continues to be a valuable asset to the team.

Mia Zifkin Salerno graduated from Columbia College Chicago and has spent several years working in all aspects of the Entertainment Industry as a talented actor, writer, and producer. She has worked on several television shows such as Damages, Law and Order, 30 Rock, One Life to Live, and Guiding Light. She has co-produced several short films, where she has developed everything from the script, to budget and strategy. She has also been involved with promotions and marketing for various companies in the health and wellness industry throughout her career, and is a passionate perfectionist.

Mia’s interest and passion to push insightful and valuable work in the entertainment and media industry has been the catalyst in the formation of 321 Productions. Always pushing the envelope to find the best content to produce and distribute. Mia extends her expertise towards all projects at 321 productions.