Steve Gordon is a digital media producer and teaches television production and development at Ithaca College. Prior to Ithaca, he spent 20 years in the television industry in Hollywood and New York as Executive Vice President of Creative Affairs for Viacom Productions. There he was in charge of prime-time development where over 2000 hours of programming were produced including the series Sabrina The Teenage Witch for ABC, The Chris Isaak Show for Showtime, Ed for NBC and the Emmy nominated 4400 for the USA Network.
His creating/producing work in media production continues with recent projects inclduing; A Santa Con, feature film; and Art of the Pitch for the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. He produced the web series, Murder Trial of the Golden Doorknob, on YouTube and recently co-directed and co-produced a “dramedy” series for Rocky Mountain PBS, Good Grief. In 2013, Gordon Executive Produced the documentary film, Autumn’s Job Search, produced by his Ithaca College Senior Thesis students which won ‘First Place Documentary’ in the Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts. In 2011, He produced Rose’s Story, a recorded performance of monologues for Franziska Racker Centers/BOCES, which has been used as a diversity and tolerance education tool in several national education and mental health conferences. In 2009, he produced an informational video for Ithaca Motion Picture Project, a group working on restoring the historic Wharton Movie Studio in Ithaca, New York. Prior to his work in Hollywood, Gordon enjoyed a successful career in advertising and marketing, specializing in the hotel/casino industry.