Out of the current list of 40 Primary Profession categories, which one fits my unique starring roles on my paranormal reality tv series?

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That list is comprehensive, but wondering now if I should change my credit listing to another on that current list so my main profession reflects on IMDb accurately.

But WHICH one would fit - I have starred in several paranormal reality tv series as an internationally- known psychic medium, & psychic crime profiler.
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If you are identified on screen by your actual name, it is a self credit.
If you are not identified on screen by your actual name, it is an acting credit. Profiler will be entered as a "Character Name"
That "Character Name" will not show up anywhere except on the title page after your name.
That "Character Name"  will not show up as a "Known For"
That would make you "Known For" as an Actress.




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profilergirl,

It all depends on how you were credited in the project.

If you appeared on-camera, the credit should be listed in the Cast section.

(Example credit)
Name - Herself: psychic medium

If you worked off-camera, the credit should be listed in the Other Crew/Miscellaneous Crew section.

(Example credit)
Name - psychic medium  or psychic medium consultant

I hope this helps. Please write back if you need some more assistance.
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Already done & listed that way. ;)

But "Herself - psychic medium" and "Herself - psychic profiler" doesn't count as my Primary Profession. (It should be.)
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Does this involve an IMDbPro account?
Or does this involve a display issue on a name page?

Perhaps an IMDb representative will be able to answer your question.
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It is an IMDbPro acct, and it involves the Primary Profession listed under name on top of my page. It currently states "Miscellaneous Crew" which is not what I am known for at all.
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https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/if-i-have-numerous-credits-as-self-only-1-old-credit-as-misc...

If I have numerous credits as *Self*

... This topic sort of got sidetracked
with the stand-in situation.
The original question got lost in the mix.
Gonna start a new conversation to get the original question answered...

Posted May 4 2019
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Then it is a "self" credit as I am identified on screen by my actual name as a famed psychic medium & psychic profiler.
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When will "SELF" credits actually COUNT as a valid category here at IMDb?
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Your page:

Carla Baron (II)
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1669070/
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profilergirl
You got me.
Self has been relegated to the end for a while.
"Any" recognized traditional profession gets priority over "Self"
With the reality shows so prevalent today, you would think that they might give "Self" the status of a traditional profession.
My 2 cents.

Ed

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last comment removed was incorrect.
The Known For
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You can Change this order in IMDb PRO, so that something else other that Haunting Evidence comes up first.

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Here's how

While it’s completely up to you, we recommend selecting credits for the projects you would like to prominently feature. This may include work that you feel your fans and others in the entertainment industry know you best for, projects that you are most proud of, your most relevant or recent work. To edit your Known For, go directly to your "Known For" control page or select the edit pen icon on your claimed page, shown on the right of your "Known For" section, and choose the credits you want displayed in your “Known For” section. If you would like to select fewer than four “Known For” credits, you can choose the “leave blank” option. Via the IMDbPro app while editing your Known For, you should first tap on an open slot, then tap the title that you would like displayed in that location. If you want to remove a title from your Known For, tap the title and then tap the "X" that appears below. You can also drag titles in the Known For section to adjust their order.
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That's why I went Pro. I did the *Known For* section first thing.

"Haunting Evidence" is what I am known for worldwide. It is airing pretty much every day in syndication in the UK + Ireland on Sky TV right now. That show remains #1.
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Reality TV .. especially the paranormal psychic variety is here to stay. IMDb - please recognize this as a mainstay category.
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Reality TV .. especially the paranormal psychic variety is here to stay. IMDb - please recognize this as a mainstay category.
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A paranormal activity just swept that show away from the hot line of your main page :)
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Wow! a WikiWiki page

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haunting_Evidence

Haunting Evidence is an American documentary television series
following the travels of
a psychic profiler, a medium, and a paranormal investigator.
The trio travels the United States ...

Investigation of Carla Baron's claims ...

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You can add to ...
External links [edit]

Haunting Evidence  (2005-2008)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0830351/

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? ?
Create your own

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carla_Baron_(psychic_profiler) or ?

like
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_Burns_(paranormal_investigator)

Then you can make your name link to your Wiki Page like Patrick Burns

Haunting Evidence
... The final cast was
psychic profiler Carla Baron, medium John J. Oliver, and paranormal investigator Patrick Burns.

External links [edit]
Carla Baron (II)
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1669070
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See also...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychic_detective
A psychic detective
is a person who investigates crimes
by using purported paranormal psychic abilities

References
http://www.iigwest.com/investigations/carla_baron/carla_report.html

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? ?
Add Wiki page to
Haunting Evidence  (2005–2008) 
External Sites
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0830351/externalsites

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There's a good reason I do not have my own Wikipedia page.

I personally had the admins REMOVE it when the skeptic brigade went on a personalized terror attack trying (to no avail, I might add) to annihilate me as a psychic profiler. They keep trying, but now it's just comical.

And I have no interest whatsoever in emulating Patrick Burns. I have my integrity & career quite intact, I assure you.
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Hi profilergirl,

ljdoncel was correct on the other thread, "self" isn't one of the 40 primary professions, therefore will not be treated as a primary profession for display purposes. Your credits are listed accurately on IMDb in the "self" section, however this option is always disabled from the name page header display across all of IMDb name pages. For example, please see https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0538196/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1 where there is no listed profession as the entirety of the filomography is "self".

I hope this helps.

Regards,
Will
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Will,

Can I have NOTHING displayed there as in the "John Major" example you provided?  (Please say this can be done.)

Or will I constantly have to see that "Miscellaneous Crew" displayed up top of my page - which is so NOT descriptive of the entirety of my work on television throughout my career?