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Bill Margol

Sr. Director of Programming & Development
Bill Margol serves as Senior Director of Programming & Development for PBS across science, history & natural history and has overseen such programs as The Bomb, Big Blue Live, In Their Own Words and the upcoming Genius: With Stephen Hawking and The White House, amongst many others.

A graduate of Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Bill has worked, for over 25 years, across the media industry, covering the ground of writer, producer, editor, developer and executive. From 1993-1998 Bill was EP of Special Projects at Sci-Fi Channel, overseeing specials, documentaries, stunts and events. In 1998 he joined TNT in Atlanta, as Director, Production and in 2003 joined Travel Channel as VP of Production where he was responsible for the launch of such groundbreaking series as Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations.  In 2008, Bill joined National Geographic Television as VP Development, where he created the Emmy Nominated series Brain Games. 

My Moderators Sessions

Friday, May 25

5:00pm EDT