Gary Grossman earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Emerson College in Boston and a Master’s Degree in Urban Affairs from Boston University.
Mr. Grossman was a teacher of journalism and media at Emerson College, Boston University, and USC and guest lectured at colleges and universities across the country. He serves on the Emerson College Board of Trustees and chairs the Academic Affairs Committee. He is also a member of the Boston University Metropolitan College Advisory Board and part of the Government Affairs Committee for the Caucus for Television Producers, Directors & Writers, a Hollywood-based media activist group and a member of The International Thriller Writers Association.
Gary Grossman began his broadcasting career as a rock disc jockey at WHUC, in Hudson, New York. Mr. Grossman also worked at the Boston television station, WBZ; joined The Boston Globe as a special contributor, and then became the television critic and media columnist at The Boston Herald American. His freelance articles have appeared in The New York Times as well as numerous magazines.
Mr. Grossman helped formulate, program and launch several television cable networks including HGTV, Fit TV, National Geographic Channel, and The Africa Channel.
Partnered with Robb Weller in the Los Angeles-based Weller/Grossman Productions, which is a prolific television production company, Gary Grossman has produced more than 9,000 programs and earned numerous awards including the prestigious Governor’s Emmy Award for their USA Network special, “Healing the Hate,” as well as an Emmy for Best Informational series with the production of “Wolfgang Puck” for the Food Network. Their documentary “Beyond the Da Vinci Code” (History Channel) earned two national Emmy nominations. In all, Gary Grossman has received a total of 14 Emmy nominations.
He is now a principal in World Media Strategies, a new International branded entertainment marketing content company with offices in Los Angeles and Miami. WMS produces television specials and series for a variety of travel destinations, corporate clients and government entities.
Gary Grossman is an Emmy Award-winning network television producer, a print and television journalist, a novelist and a film and TV historian. His career has included stints producing for the big networks: NBC News, CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, PBS in addition to 36 cable networks. Mr. Grossman is also the author of three celebrated International “political reality thrillers,” Executive Command, Executive Actions and Executive Treason as well as two acclaimed non-fiction books covering pop culture and television history titled: Superman: Serial to Cereal and Saturday Morning TV.