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Advisory Board

Advisory Board Members

Rod Aissa

EVP, Unscripted Content
NBCUniversal Television and Streaming

As Executive Vice President, Unscripted Content, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming, Rod Aissa oversees all unscripted lifestyle and documentary programming across NBCU’s broadcast, cable and streaming platforms: NBC, Bravo, E!, Oxygen, SYFY, Universal Kids, USA Network and Peacock. He reports to Susan Rovner, Chairman, Entertainment Content, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming. 

Aissa and...more

Bea Hegedus

SVP, Global Head of Distribution
VICE Media

Bio Coming Soon…

Katie Maloney

Agent, Alternative TV
Creative Artists Agency

Katie Maloney is an Alternative Television Agent at leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA). Maloney works in the New York office and represents many of the world’s leading talent, producers, and production companies, including All3Media, Radical Media, Fremantle, Truly Original, NY Post, Edgeline Films, and Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos’ Milojo Productions, among...more

Grant Mansfield

CEO & Founder
Plimsoll Productions Ltd

Grant Mansfield is the Chief Executive and Founder of Plimsoll Productions.

Since launching three years ago, the company has produced over 40 series for both domestic and international networks.  The company’s credits include the groundbreaking 50-hour order for Camp Zambia (Love Nature, Smithsonian, Blue Ant International), Life at the Extreme with...more

Allison Page

Global President, Magnolia and DTC
Warner Bros. Discovery

Allison Page, Global President, Magnolia and DTC, leads Discovery’s joint-venture with Magnolia, the Waco, Texas-based home and lifestyle empire founded by Chip and Joanna Gaines. In this role, Page is responsible for growing and overseeing all operations for the venture—managing teams based in Knoxville, New York, Seattle, Austin and Waco,...more

Laura Palumbo Johnson

Co-Founder and Executive Producer
Magilla Entertainment, LLC

Laura Palumbo Johnson is co-founder and executive producer at Magilla Entertainment, one of the unscripted industry’s biggest suppliers of reality and nonfiction television content.  Laura oversees all financial and operational aspects of the business as well as production, facilities, and business strategy. 

Johnson launched Magilla with partner Matthew Ostrom in 2009;...more

Noah Pollack

VP, Original Content, Unscripted
Tubi

Noah Pollack is Tubi’s newly appointed Vice President Original Content, Unscripted - launching and overseeing a robust slate of docs, series and specials for the Fox owned streamer. Prior to joining Tubi, Pollack founded and ran MAP Media, a media consulting business which provided key insights and learnings for numerous...more

Dawn Porter

Founder & Director
Trilogy Films

Award-winning filmmaker Dawn Porter has emerged in the entertainment industry as a leader in the art of storytelling; directing and producing critically acclaimed projects that have impacted generations of people from all walks of life.

In 2021, Porter directed and executive produced the Apple TV+ mental health documentary series...more

Bo Stehmeier

CEO
Off the Fence

Bo’s professional journey started in the UK with BA degrees in media production, finance and distribution, then to Rome for an MBA in film and on to London for a job in content sales for factual specialist TVF International and prolific UK producer Optomen. For the next 15 years his...more

Tiffany Williams

EVP, Unscripted Programming & Development
BET Networks

Bio coming soon ... 

Amy Winter

EVP, Head of Programming
Lifetime Television

Amy Winter is Executive Vice President, Head of Programming, Lifetime. In this role, Winter oversees the development, creation and execution of all programming (movies, scripted and unscripted) for both Lifetime and LMN® networks. A multiplatform brand and content strategist, Winter has experience guiding cable networks to new heights: lifting ratings, reenergizing...more

Jin Woo Hwang

Executive Producer & President
Something Special

Jin Woo Hwang is co-Founder, Executive Producer and President of Something Special, Korea’s first ever Format Production Agency. He is an award-winning global Format expert, producing more than 40 primetime television shows; developing 112 original Formats at CJ ENM and has been a production consultant in 22 territories. Jin Woo...more

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