Professional Experience:

  • Vin DiBona Productions – Head of Development
  • MCA Universal Television – Senior Vice President, Program Development
  • Paramount Television Domestic Distribution – Executive Vice President, Program
  • Development

Education & Background:

  • Bachelor of Arts – University of New York

John Goldhammer has had an extensive career in the entertainment industry. He began his journey as a film editor in news, and after co-creating the timeless “Entertainment Tonight” was named Executive Vice President of Program Development for Paramount Pictures. After more than 40 years in entertainment, John produces and directs for his own Lipstick, Inc. He has three Emmy Awards, a George Foster Peabody Award, and is the 1st Vice President of the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE).


  • Emmy Award – San Francisco: The City that Waits to Die – Producer
  • Emmy Award – Entertainment Tonight – Producer


  • National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE)
  • Academy of Television of Arts and Sciences (ATAS)
  • Writers Guild of America (WGA)