60 Seconds with Ed Madison

Rositsa Mineva Ed Madison, Ph.D. is a seasoned media professional with a 30 year track record as an executive producer/director, entrepreneur, and innovative educator. His multifaceted career in media and journalism began as a high school intern at the Washington Post owned CBS television affiliate in Washington, D.C. during the height of Watergate. He has produced and directed programs and segments worldwide for network, syndicated and cable television. He holds a Ph.D. in Communication with honors from the School of Journalism and Communication, University of Oregon. At age 22, Madison was recruited to become a founding producer for CNN, where he aided in creating groundbreaking quality programming that has come to represent that network. His own subsequent companies have provided services for most of the major networks and studios, including CBS, ABC, A&E, Paramount, Disney, and Discovery. He has contributed to the success of many top-rated series that helped to define the lifestyle/travel television genre, including Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous, A&E Top 10 and Entertainment Tonight.