Justin Wilkes, President of Media & Entertainment for RadicalMedia, is the Executive Producer of the upcoming, Hamilton’s America for PBS, about Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony®, Grammy®, and Pulitzer Prize®-winning Broadway phenomenon and the Nat Geo six-part global mini-series event, MARS, with partners Ron Howard and Brian Grazer of Imagine Entertainment.
Under his leadership and seventeen-year history with RadicalMedia, Wilkes has helped push the art of storytelling across multiple forms of media – film, TV and digital platforms – and has been the recipient of numerous accolades including an Academy Award nomination, Grammy nomination, Peabody Award, multiple NAACP Image awards, Cannes Lions and most recently, two Primetime Emmy Awards.
Recent Executive Producer/Producer credits include: the Oscar® and Grammy®, nominated and Emmy®-winning Nina Simone documentary, What Happened, Miss Simone? and the critically acclaimed Keith Richards documentary, Keith Richards: Under The Influence, both for Netflix; the Oscar® and Emmy®-nominated documentary, Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory for HBO; the Emmy Award®-winning Paul Simon/Graceland documentary, Under African Skies for A&E Films; the Jay Z/Ron Howard documentary, Made In America for Showtime; ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary about sports legend, Bo Jackson, You Don’t Know Bo and the recent Doc & Darryl; five seasons of the Emmy®-nominated OWN series, Oprah’s Master Class; six seasons of Iconoclasts for the Sundance Channel; David Blaine: Real or Magic for ABC; the Emmy®-winning AOL series, Park Bench with Steve Buscemi; Hello World! and Telescope for Discovery Channel.