Julie Anderson is an award winning non-fiction producer, director, writer and development executive. She has created programming for ESPN, HBO Sports, HBO Documentary Films, PBS, CNN, CBS Sports, ABC Sports and BET, among many
Julie is the producer of Academy Award nominated documentary God Is The Bigger Elvis, which she produced for HBO Documentary Films. She developed and was senior producer for Emmy award winning magazine shows OUTSIDE THE LINES and E:60, both for ESPN.
Julie was the director of documentary development for HBO Documentary Films where she worked on the HBO series America Undercover and the Academy Award winning documentary Big Mama.
As Executive Producer of Program Development, she created the online ireport film festival for CNN.
Along with Dean Bell, Julie created the award winning teen educational series Sportsfigures for ESPN. Sportsfigures was the winner of a regional Emmy, several Clarion Awards for Best Children’s Programming Ages 14 and Up, and numerous
Parents Choice Awards.
Most recently, as the Executive Producer of Documentary Development at PBS, she executive produced the Emmy, Peabody and Dupont Journalism award winning series The African Americans, Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, as well as Gates’ series Finding Your Roots.