An award-winning writer/producer from Atlanta, George has served as lead writer or senior communications strategist on ten international Olympic bid campaigns, including the winning bids of Atlanta 1996, Beijing 2008, Vancouver 2010 and Los Angeles 2028. In 1996, the Republic of France named George a Chevalier in the Order of Arts & Letters for his work in promoting Olympic values.
In 2016, he published The Idealist, a fictionalized biography of Baron Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the modern Olympic Games. When film rights to The Idealist were acquired by Oscar-nominated producer, Mark Mitten, in 2019, George embraced a future of telling stories on film. With The Idealist now moving into development as a feature film at a major Hollywood studio, George began work on a parallel track with distinguished Atlanta documentary producer Bob Judson. The Games in Black & White is their first collaboration.
During the course of his career, Bob has produced over 500 programs for all genres for television and digital distribution platforms. For the last six years, he served as a Journalism Professor at Georgia State University where he also managed GSUTV, the broadcast partnership with Georgia Public Broadcasting.
At Crawford Communications (1984-2000) Bob helped produce the Peabody Award winning Making of a Legend for TNT, Lost Civilizations, a 10-hour series for NBC & Time Life Television, which won a Prime Time Emmy Award, six seasons of Invention for The Discovery Channel, and co-created and executive produced The Treasure Seekers a ten-part series that launched National Geographic Television. He also helped post produce three seasons of In the Heat of the Night for MGM Television and manage 10 seasons of live production of NFL football for Channel 4-London. Bob has been awarded 6 Southeast Emmy Awards, 20 International Tellys, and 7 Cine Golden Eagles.