Lesley Norman, production executive in national programming at WNET, is an experienced production executive who has worked for 30 years in production, editorial, outreach, engagement, and grant and fundraising management. Previously, Ms. Norman served as the executive director of Filmmakers Collaborative and vice president and chief operating officer of JumpStart Productions. While at JumpStart, she was the executive in charge of the award-winning PBS series NOW. She also served as vice president and production executive of David Grubin Productions and worked on award-winning productions such as The Secret Life of the Brain, Napoleon and Abraham, and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided. Ms. Norman has received numerous honors for creative achievement including three Emmy awards for her work on NOW, and the Edward R. Murrow award from the Overseas Press Club for her senior producing role on the film Child Brides, Stolen Lives.