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MEET NEWSFEST GUEST JUDGE ERIC ANDERSON
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Eric Anderson is a two-time Emmy nominated writer and producer whose credits include ABC World News Tonight and CNN. Eric has created numerous prime-time series for cable television. As an executive producer, Eric created the smash lifestyle series “How I’m Living” and “Lifetrack” for BET. Eric also co-created the hit VH1 music series “20 to 1,” and was the driving force behind the action-packed Oxygen pilot “The Bodyguard”. In 2018, Eric co-wrote and supervised the ten-part Reelz true-crime series "Notorious."
In 2017, Eric supervised the production of the HGTV home renovation series "Amazing Space." Prior to that, Eric worked as a supervising producer on the number one rated A & E Bio series, "My Ghost Story." Eric’s other credits include writing and producing episodes of the Fox News series Legends and Lies: The Civil War; writing and producing numerous network and syndicated series such as “Fame” and “Starting Over,” for which he received a daytime Emmy Nomination. Eric has also produced a 12-part talk show/documentary series for Warner Brothers, Inc. and a four-part Emmy nominated news series for CBS2 in Los Angeles.
In addition, Eric has written and produced multiple episodes of the Emmy nominated E! True Hollywood Story, and has written and produced programs and feature segments for National Geographic, Animal Planet, American Movie Classics, Access Hollywood, The Discovery Channel, PBS, The History Channel and many other cable networks.
We are proud to have him as a Judge.