Chief Content Office 

Chief Content Office 


David J. Hudson is an Emmy® Award-winning executive with more than two decades of experience in creating content for television and digital platforms. For twelve years he served as a vice president at TBS and TNT, seven of those years as Senior Vice President for Late Night and Specials with responsibility for oversight of late night shows including CONAN and Lopez Tonight.  He led the production, creative development, and oversight of specials such as the Screen Actors Guild Awards®, the Emmy®-winning AFI Life Achievement Award, Christmas in Washington, and TBS Comedy Festival Specials. 

In addition to his almost 15 years at Turner, David has a lengthy history of successfully producing alternative programming and specials for HBO, FOX, Paramount, NBC, and TLC. He has been a budgetary and creative consultant to organizations such as the Motown Museum, USA Networks, Discovery Channel, and Multi-Media Television.  He created his own production company with the aim of fostering and developing highly informative and entertaining reality-based programming at a manageable price.

David majored in TV Production and Film at Emerson College. In 2006, he graduated from the Executive Leadership Development Program at UCLA’s Anderson Graduate School of Management and in 2010 he received the Next Generation Leader Award from the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC). He is highly regarded for his leadership, in-depth knowledge of methods and techniques in story-telling and physical production, and has a reputation for being collaborative and creating strong brand identity.