Vice President, Programming and Development, BBC
Bill Gardner is vice president of programming and development at PBS. During his time at PBS, projects he has overseen have won multiple awards, including two Peabody Awards, an Emmy, and the DuPont-Columbia Award. Before joining PBS, Gardner was executive producer at Discovery Studios, where he oversaw and developed national productions for multiple networks with partners such as the NFLPA and the US Department of Defense. Prior to that, he worked for over a decade in independent production as a writer, director, producer, and showrunner in over 30 countries, including spending two months in 2003 embedded with US Special Forces investigating the looting of the Iraq museum in Baghdad.