Jody Gottlieb

Jody Gottlieb Director, Development & Production

Jody Gottlieb is responsible for the development and production of Vulcan Productions including network series and specials, theatrical productions, feature documentaries, digital content, and social impact campaigns to persuade consumers and viewers to share in Vulcan's vision for positive change.

Prior to joining Vulcan Productions in 2014, she served as the Executive in Charge of current affairs programming for an international broadcaster. Gottlieb is experienced in leading the development & production of compelling, multi-platform content including series, specials, documentaries, and digital content.

Previously, Gottlieb served as the Executive Director of CNN Productions, the long-form programming division of CNN Worldwide and Turner Broadcasting System Inc. She was responsible for all production, programming, marketing, on-air promotions, operational, new business, international sales and management issues of the division, which produces long-form and documentary programming for prime-time newscasts and several weekly series and specials – CNN Presents,CNN: Special Investigations, Amanpour Reports.

During her 15-year tenure with Turner Broadcasting, she has been instrumental in numerous, large-scale initiatives: producing and managing TBS Superstation's award-winning natural history series Wild!Life Adventures; managing the production of two multi-part CNN series – the Peabody-winning Cold War series and the 10-hour Millennium; managing three weekly magazine format shows under the banner CNN Newsstand; supervising the award- and ratings-winningPeople in the News; originating and maintaining multiple new business initiatives; and the daily management of a department of 50 people creating more than 100 hours of award-winning programming a year.

Gottlieb was instrumental in creating CNN's first-ever documentary series. The series launched in 1998, and is today available to two billion people in more 200 countries and territories worldwide. CNN Presents airs on both CNN and CNN International and tackles the most dramatic, current and complex issues of our time.

She was also responsible for producing, directing and supervising programming for CNN Presents, the most award-winning documentary series in cable news. Her projects include the Oscar-nominated Autism is a World; America Remembers, the award-winning two-hour program about the events of 9/11; The Mystery of Jesus, CNN Presents'highest-rated program of the year; directed and produced After Jesus - The First Christians; directed the Peabody and Alfred I. Dupont award winning documentary God's Warriors. Other noteworthy projects include directing Christiane Amanpour's Scream Bloody Murder and managing the Black in America series. Gottlieb has been highly recognized with dozens of major