Tom Jennings is a Peabody Award-winning documentary producer with more than 400 hours of programming to his credit. He started his career as a journalist, writing for newspapers including the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times. After covering the O.J. Simpson criminal trial, Jennings began making non-fiction films as a writer for the Discovery Network. Writing led to producing, which led to directing for several production companies. In 2004, Jennings founded Tom Jennings Productions and began producing his own shows and documentary films. He has won and been nominated for many awards including a Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Journalism, the News and Documentary Emmy Awards, and several New York Festival Awards. In 2013, his new company – 1895 Films – won the prestigious Peabody Award for his documentary about the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King. In 2015, The Fidel Castro Tapes was nominated for a News & Documentary Emmy.
Jennings is a member of the Directors Guild of America, the Academy of Television Arts & Science, and the International 3D Society. He is a graduate of Kent State University and resides in Los Angeles, California.