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Speaker Jessica Winchell


Jessica Winchell

VP, Content & Development - Magnolia Network

Magnolia Network

Jessica Winchell is an executive producer, developer and showrunner with experience in factual entertainment in linear and streaming worlds. Network and production company experience makes her an intuitive executive. Her VP role at Magnolia Network has grown into overseeing series in the home and food space as well as documentary work that presents on MAX.

As VP of Development for acclaimed producers Lucky 8 Jessica oversaw a deep slate of content for A & E, History, Bravo and others. Food That Built America for History is one of their top rated series.

While the EP of Originals at MSNBC/NBC News she oversaw elements of development, production and creative of a new slate of documentary and non-fiction series including Story of Cool w/Part 2 Productions. Jessica joined MSNBC after a three-year stint as EP of Originals at The Weather Channel in which she oversaw both the creative and production management of the emerging division with series in varied genre.

PRODUCTION DNA: Jessica has run the production arms of several growing production companies and hundreds of incredible staff in New York, Philadelphia and San Francisco – hiring teams and running new series as well as advising on financial restructuring of units. She helped develop and showrun the first three of 13+ seasons of Animal Planet’s successful cop-follow series North Woods Law and Bravo’s Untying the Knot, and hundreds of additional hours. Jessica is proud of her Banyan Productions roots. Her hobbies include @apeaceofthepine & @shecookstoconquer on Instagram. 

Speaking on: 30 Minutes With: Jessica Winchell, Magnolia Network

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