B.J. Levin is Senior Vice President, Development, Wilshire Studios. He oversees all development and sales of original, non-scripted programming for the studio and reports to Dawn Olmstead, EVP of Development, Universal Cable Productions and Wilshire Studios. He joined NBCUniversal in June 2016.
Levin is a two-time Emmy Award-winning executive producer and showrunner who has worked in the television and film industry for more than a decade. Prior to Wilshire Studios, he served as executive producer and showrunner for VICE, one of HBO’s most successful documentary series which garnered eight Emmy nominations during its first four seasons, winning in 2014 for best Outstanding Informational Series or Special. Previously, Levin served as director, producer, showrunner and executive producer for several networks including A&E, BBC, Bravo, Discovery, Food Network, HBO, National Geographic, TLC, and VICE TV. At MTV, he was producer on the Emmy-award winning series, MADE.
Levin has a B.S. from the R.H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.