Ruth Johnston

Ruth Johnston Dir. Production Management and Business Operations

Ruth Johnston is responsible for overseeing the business affairs and Production Management of Vulcan Production’s multi-platform content to broadcasters and distributors worldwide.  She is also Vulcan's business lead on productions in emerging technologies including augmented and virtual reality. Her most recent work includes Ballet Now, Ghost Fleet and the launch of 4 pieces of immersive reality programming for Paul Allen’s Holodome.

 Prior to joining Vulcan, Ruth was COO of Lion TV in New York, supervising the production of documentary, investigative, entertainment and historical programming for the majority of Cable and broadcast networks including PBS, Discovery, National Geographic, MTV and A&E.  Her work with Lion on the Cash Cab franchise garnered her 2 Emmy wins and 3 Emmy nominations. Ruth began her production career in London, and after leading teams there and in New York and Los Angeles, ultimately started her own media advisory company based in Seattle before joining Vulcan Productions.