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Bill Gardner

PBS Content Strategy, Development and Production
Bill Gardner oversees PBS content strategy, development and production in the genres
of history, culture and science, along with a particular concentration on conservation-
themed natural history, across platforms.

During his time at PBS, projects he commissioned or oversaw have won three Emmy
Awards, two Peabody Awards, two Dupont-Columbia Awards, an Imagen Award, an
NAACP Image Award and numerous Jackson Wild and Wildscreen Awards.

International co-productions he has developed or commissioned have also earned
several BAFTA and Grierson Awards. Some recent credits include Earth A New Wild,
E.O. Wilson: Of Ants & Men, Native America, The Farthest: Voyager in Space and The
Age of Nature, premiering at this year’s Jackson Wild.

Before joining PBS in 2012 Gardner worked as an award-winning director, producer,
writer and show runner on projects for multiple global networks, with production
experience in over 30 countries.

Bill holds a Masters Degree in cultural anthropology and has taught university courses in
Arkansas and Marrakech, Morocco.

My Speakers Sessions

Monday, September 28

2:00pm MDT

Wednesday, September 30

8:00am MDT

Thursday, October 1

8:30am MDT

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