Marriott Marquis | Washington, DC | Sunday, January 28 – Wednesday, January 31, 2021

Speaker Bill Margol

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Bill Margol

Executive Producer


Bill Margol has spent 30 years working in the media industry, covering the ground of writer, producer, editor, developer and executive. A graduate of Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Bill was EP of Special Projects at Sci-Fi Channel, overseeing specials, documentaries, stunts and events from 1993-1998. He joined TNT in Atlanta, as Director of Production in 1998 and in 2003 joined Travel Channel as VP of Production where he was responsible for the launch of such groundbreaking series as Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations. In 2008, Bill joined National Geographic Television as VP Development, where he created the Emmy Nominated series Brain Games.

In 2014 Bill joined PBS as Sr. Director of Programming & Development across science, history & natural history and has overseen such programs as the Emmy Winning documentary A Year In Space, Emmy Nominated Dave Chappelle: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize, Emmy Nominated documentary 8 Days: To the Moon and Back, the groundbreaking series We’ll Meet Again with Ann Curry as well as programming such as The Bomb, Big Blue Live, In Their Own Words, The White House – Inside Story, Beyond A Year In Space, Genius: With Stephen Hawking and Wild Alaska Live.

Speaking on: 30 Minutes With: Bill Margol, PBS

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