Professor Steve Gordon teaches television production, development and digital distribution following over 20 years in the television industry in Hollywood and New York. Ultimately, Gordon was Executive Vice President of Creative Affairs for Viacom Productions in Los Angeles. There he was in charge of development where over 2000 hours of programming were produced including the series: "Sabrina The Teenage Witch" for ABC, "The Chris Issak Show" for Showtime, "ED" for NBC and the Emmy nominated "4400" for the USA Network.
His creating/producing work in television continues with projects for 2014-15: a television movie, "Santa Con" (Co-producer) for Lifetime Television Network, and the second and third segments of a four-part series, "Creating Television, From Pitch to Production" for the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation. Recently, he co-produced a six-part comedy series for Rocky Mountain PBS, "Good Grief".
Gordon was on the Editorial Board of the Princeton Review Guide to Top Television, Film and Digital Media Programs at Colleges and Universities. For the past 21 years, he has been a member and former chair of the Education Committee of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation and produced the Awards Screenings featuring the nation's best in film and digital works for the Coillege Television Awards. Three of his students won national awards in this competition. He is also a longtime mentor in the group's Student Internship Program; his first intern is a Vice President of the CBS Television Network.