In addition to UGFTV faculty on The Black Public Media Game Changers, we have UGFTV Alum, Jacqueline Glover ('88).
In observance of their 40th Anniversary, BPM salutes 40 game changers whose dedication to sharing compelling Black stories has transformed the public media landscape.
Jacqueline Glover recently joined ABC as head of documentary, where she is responsible for managing ABC News’ burgeoning feature documentary business, cultivating the best filmmaking talent and documentary film projects for Walt Disney Television and theatrical release. In her 27-year tenure at HBO, Jackie’s projects have received numerous awards, including 9 Emmys.
Previously, while serving as senior vice president, HBO Documentary Films, she oversaw all aspects of the department’s programming, including development, acquisitions, and production. She has executive produced True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality; Emmy-winning King in the Wilderness, a portrait of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s final years; and Emmy- winning Jim: The James Foley Story. Other projects include supervising producer on Oscar-winning short Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1; Oscar-nominated short Redemption; Emmy-nominated Gloria: In Her Own Words; Peabody-winning If God Is Willing and Da Creek Don’t Rise from Spike Lee; Oscar-nominated films China’s Unnatural Disaster: The Tears of Sichuan Province and The Witness: From the Balcony of Room 306; and Emmy-winning Teddy: In His Own Words.