Principal, Glassman Media
Andrew Glassman is a former on-camera broadcast news correspondent who made the transition from news to reality television production in 2001. Since then, he has established his Los Angeles-based Glassman Media as a creative and prolific international supplier of original unscripted television formats, while building a reputation as an aggressive, innovative and hands-on producer.
Glassman's first major reality series as an executive producer, "Average Joe," ran for four seasons and set ratings records for NBC with a finale watched by more than 25 million viewers. He went on to executive produce "Three Wishes" starring country singer Amy Grant for NBC in 2005.
For the 2006-07 TV season, Glassman created and executive produced two original series for ABC: "National Bingo Night" and "The Ex Wives Club" - both of which have been sold to several international territories. In 2008, Glassman's "Bingo America," hosted by Patrick Duffy, premiered on GSN.
Prior to beginning his reality TV producing career, Glassman was an on-camera news correspondent for CNBC and several NBC-owned television stations. As a journalist, Glassman won a regional Emmy for outstanding investigative reporting at WCAU-TV, the NBC-owned station in Philadelphia. He also spent three years as a correspondent for WNBC-TV in New York where he won the station's President's Award for coverage of breaking news and investigative reporting. While at CNBC he covered technology and entertainment and was a contributor to other NBC broadcasts including TODAY and The News with Brian Williams.
Glassman has a bachelor's degree from Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. He attended the University of Southern California's School of Journalism.