Nina Weinstein is the Director of Development for MSNBC Longform programming. She joined NBC NEWS in 2015, bringing an extensive background in non-fiction television production and development. Prior to joining NBC, she served as Senior Producer for RocknRobin, Robin Roberts’ production company and was a programming consultant for Fusion Television.
Previously Weinstein worked for four years as Executive Producer at Bloomberg Television where she created the documentary series Game Changers. She also supervised long form programming and acquisitions and produced digital content for Bloomberg.com.
Prior to Bloomberg, she was Vice President, West Coast Production and Development for National Geographic Television based in Los Angeles, California. Before joining NGT, Weinstein was Executive Producer for the West Coast Discovery Production Group, overseeing specials and multipart series for the various Discovery Networks, including the Travel Channel and Discovery Health.
Weinstein has also held various executive production positions on reality programs including the NBC series Average Joe and The Law Firm. She has also supervised, produced and written for shows for Bravo, NBC News, CBS News and Court TV and has produced for Meredith Vieira, Ed Bradley, Steve Kroft, and Maria Shriver.
Ms. Weinstein’s work as a television news producer/writer of documentaries and newsmagazine reports has been widely recognized and honored. Her previous work at Scripps Howard Productions, National Geographic television and CBS News received two Emmy Awards, and Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award and an Academy Award nomination.