As Senior Executive Producer for Velocity, two-time Emmy award winning producer Josh Berkley is charged with overseeing the production of several key Velocity franchises including the international hit series Wheeler Dealers, Americarna hosted by three-time NASCAR champion crew chief Ray Evernham, the network’s signature series Chasing Classic Cars and the newly announced Alex Vega Project (wt).
Berkley is a veteran executive producer of Discovery Communications with experience crafting leading franchises for both the flagship brand Discovery Channel (Mythbusters, Dual Survival, Dirty Jobs with Mike Rowe, Nik Wallenda: Life on a Wire, and Man vs. Wild with Bear Grylls), and for Science Channel (Survivorman, All-American Makers, The Unexplained Files, Oddities and Rosetta Mission: Landing on a Comet).
Berkley holds two primetime Emmy awards for his work on the iconic Discovery Channel series Walking with Dinosaurs and Walking with Prehistoric Beasts, and was nominated for an additional primetime Emmy awards for his role as the Executive Producer of Mythbusters in 2015 and 2016.
Before joining Discovery networks, he spent 10 years as an independent producer for 62 Blue Productions, a company he founded in 2000.
Berkley graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science degree. He is based out of Discovery Communications headquarters in Silver Spring, Md.