Jo Sharon is co-CEO for Magical Elves, a leading producer of award-winning, non-fiction content for domestic and international television markets. Sharon oversees a varied slate of projects in every aspect of development and production across all platforms including broadcast, cable and major streaming services. While overseeing Magical Elves’ staff and series, Sharon aims to uphold the quality and legacy of the brand, which is to create aspirational, first-to-market content.
Current projects of note include the Emmy Award-winning “Top Chef” (Bravo) and its spinoffs, Emmy-nominated “Top Chef Last Chance Kitchen” (Bravo), Children & Family Emmy-nominated “Top Chef: Family Style” (Peacock); Emmy-nominated “Nailed It!” (Netflix); “Cold Justice” (Oxygen); “Brain Games” (National Geographic); “Brain Games: On The Road (National Geographic); and “Snoop and Martha’s Tasty Halloween” (Netflix).
In 2022, Sharon was selected for Variety’s 2022 Reality TV Impact Report, The Hollywood Reporter’s 30 Most Powerful Producers in Unscripted TV, Realscreen’s Trailblazers, Cablefax’s Most Powerful Women, as well as Realscreen's Global 100 list. Sharon’s influence extends beyond Magical Elves, as she is an Advisory Board Member at the Lawrence Herbert School of Communications at Hofstra University, her alma mater, as well as a member of the program “Hofstra in LA” where she mentors students pursuing careers in the entertainment industry.