Jeff Conroy was promoted to President and Executive Producer of Original Productions, a Fremantle Media Company, in November, 2012. He joined the Original Productions team in 2001, was promoted to Vice President, Programming in 2007, and Executive Vice President, Programming in 2011.
Conroy is Executive Producer on the multi Emmy’ Award-winning Deadliest Catch. To date, the series has been honored with ten Primetime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Reality Program in 2011. Also in 2011, accolades from the Producers Guild of America (PGA) were received with the Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television Award.
Early in his tenure at Original Productions, Conroy played a leading role in developing Monster Garage, a five season staple on Discovery, serving as Supervising Producer. Among Conroy’s development and production projects are three of the highest rated series on History: Ice Road Truckers, Ax Men and The Legend of Shelby The Swamp Man. He has also guided multiple seasons of Storage Wars, and Storage Wars: Texas, huge ratings hits for A&E; Bering Sea Gold for Discovery, and Black Gold for truTV.
Conroy holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications and Theater from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where he is an alumni guest lecturer and a member of the Advisory Board to the Communications Department. Conroy is a member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS).