Jill Johnson is executive vice president of entertainment at full-service global production studio NEO Studios, where she oversees entertainment and talent partnerships for the company. NEO Studios, part of Aser Venture’s Group, is a full-service global production studio that connects audiences to their passions via premium unscripted, scripted and live content, on all media platforms. NEO produces across a variety of genres and subjects, including the company’s flagship sports and sports-related programming, while also integrating social, digital production and talent activations into all development, series and film.
While at NEO Studios, Johnson has worked across such series as discovery+’s Legacy: In The Shadow of Greatness, featuring Dwyane Wade, Evander Holyfield and Randall Cunningham; Prime Video’s Life After starring 12 NFL legends, including DeMarcus Ware, Spice Adams, Thomas Q. Jones and more; PBS’s Prideland, hosted by actor Dyllón Burnside; Amazon’s Take us Home: Leeds United; Snapchat’s Two Sides and Planet Rewild, hosted by rapper 2Chainz; Roku’s Don’t Look Deeper starring Don Cheadle; and Rakuten’s The Giants, along with many other projects in development and production with such influential talent as Stephen Curry, Carmelo Anthony, Diego Maradona Jr. and Elaine Thompson-Herah.
Johnson has also built and managed award-winning social media and digital teams to support shows and partners across the content spectrum, with credits including Dancing with the Stars for ABC; America’s Got Talent for NBC; Love Island for CBS; and The X Factor and American Idol for Fox.
Johnson previously held key and senior roles with Simon Cowell’s SYCO Entertainment, Sony Music Entertainment, Aaron Walton Entertainment (Omnicom), ASCAP and MCA Records (Universal).
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