Jesse Kerns, Senior Vice President, Unscripted Production, Endemol Shine USA
Jesse Kerns has served as Senior Vice President, Unscripted Production, Endemol Shine North America since April 2016.
Kerns joined Endemol Shine from Relativity Television, where he had also served as Senior Vice President, Production. Endemol Shine North America currently produces such hit unscripted series as MasterChef (FOX), MasterChef Junior (FOX), Big Brother (CBS), The Biggest Loser (NBC), Billion Dollar Buyer (CNBC), Fear Factor (MTV), and Best.Cover.Ever (YouTube) as well as the upcoming first celebrity edition of Big Brother (CBS).
While at Relativity, Kerns oversaw the production of all unscripted television produced by Relativity since 2012. Before joining Relativity Television, now Critical Content, Kerns spent 10 years line-producing and in production management on a wide variety of unscripted series including Wipeout (ABC), Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader (FOX), Deal or No Deal (NBC), Breakthrough with Tony Robbins and Fear Factor.