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Mark Burnett | Reality TV Producer

Adventurer, Dreamer, Risk Taker

  • Pioneer and dominant force in reality television
  • Shows include Survivor, The Apprentice, The Martha Stewart Show, The Restaurant, Rock Star, Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?
  • Paratrooper in elite British Armed Forces.
  • First job in U.S. was as a nanny, then sold tee shorts on Venice Beach.
  • Started Eco-Challenge and created new model for television sponsorship.
  • Multiple Emmy awards and nominations, record ratings, sets standard for the genre