About Paper route productions,inc
Paper Route Productions is a documentary television production company dedicated to delivering diverse, fresh and high quality factual entertainment. The company has produced more than 500 episodes of cutting-edge TV, across all genres, all in less than ten years. Paper Route produces large-scale adventure epics like Discovery Channel’s Yukon Men, in-depth scientific series like Alaska Mega Machines and heart-stopping paranormal programs like Kindred Spirits.
Owner and Executive Producer Alan LaGarde has more than four decades in the field. He spent nearly twenty years in broadcast news, worked with Morgan Spurlock on 30 Days and helped to launch the international sensation Forensic Files®. His dedication to hard-hitting, high-quality entertainment is seen in every Paper Route program.
Paper Route Productions is a builder of world-renowned franchises, including: Discovery Networks’ edgy real estate juggernaut the Buying series that included hundreds of episodes and helped to launch a network. The company also created DIY Networks’ top rated Garage Gold franchise that ran for seven seasons.
Paper Route knows no bounds, with shows airing in more than 100 countries across the globe. The company focuses on strong, imaginative, story-telling combined with an innovative and cutting edge visual style.
President, Executive Producer
Alan LaGarde started his career in broadcast news as a reporter and anchor after graduating from Northwestern University. After that he helped launch the hit show Forensic Files©; beginning his career in documentary television. Alan’s varied career path took another turn when he became a college professor and the director of the new TV/Film department at a university. He built that into the largest program at the school, then returned to television in leadership roles on shows like 30 Days and Paranormal State. Alan and his team ran hit shows for a variety of networks. They launched Paper Route Productions with one show in 2009. Since then Paper Route has produced more than 500 episodes of television.