A multiple Emmy, Peabody, and Dupont Award winning producer, John R. Green manages the day to day operations of Rock’n Robin Productions, including the editorial and creative content of all its programming.
Green is also Executive Producer of Special Programming at ABC News, where he has been on staff for more than 20 years. His credits include dozens of network news and entertainment specials, 20/20 specials, series and specials for cable clients like ESPN, Discovery, and CMT, and intricate LIVE multi-camera events like the annual “Countdown to the Oscars” pre-Academy Awards Red Carpet special on ABC. In 2012 Green produced two unprecedented, back to back, live international special events: “Concert for the Queen” with Katie Couric at Buckingham Palace in honor of Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee, featuring the British Royal Family and a star-studded cast of performers, and “Megastunts: Highwire Over Niagara”, a three hour, 18 camera live broadcast event tracking stuntman Nik Wallenda as he crossed Niagara Falls on a tight rope.
Green has collaborated with Robin Roberts on dozens of broadcasts over the last ten years, including the annual “In The Spotlight with Robin Roberts” country music special, “The Year”, an annual two-hour network special covering the biggest news and entertainment stories of the year, and an annual ABC pre-Oscars special highlighting the year’s Academy Award nominated actors and films. In 2012 Green also produced the award winning prime time special “Robin’s Journey”, documenting Roberts’ battle against a rare blood disorder. In 2015 Roberts and Green collaborated as co-Executive Producers on “Katrina: 10 Years After the Storm, a prime time documentary special about the anniversary of the nation’s costliest natural disaster.
Earlier in his career, Green was primary broadcast line producer at “Good Morning America”, running the live multi-anchor show from the control room daily. In 2004, he created and launched the Saturday and Sunday editions of GMA, “Good Morning America Weekend”, and served as the show’s executive producer for more than three years. Green began his broadcast career in 1991 as a local news writer and producer at Boston’s WCVB-TV.