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Public Bio

John Henion is a LA-based documentary filmmaker. He has no formal training. He just sort of figured out how to do it. Most of his work has been in the realm of documentary television and investigative journalism. Currently he is the creator and co-executive producer of a documentary television series about a minor league baseball league, The Pecos League, that will premiere on Fox Sports 1 in spring of 2014.

Prior to this John produced a range of television and online content as part of branded entertainment campaigns for clients including Fox’s X Factor, Subway and Schick razors.

From 2009 to 2012 join was a producer of Current TV’s award-winning investigative documentary series, Vanguard. As part of the Vanguard team he produced, directed and shot a half a dozen episodes and received the 2010 Livingston Award for Young Journalists – the largest all-media, general-reporting prizes in the country – for producing the episode, Rape on the Reservation. He and his team were also recognized and nominated for a 2012 Genesis Award for their investigation into the illegal Tiger Trade in China.

In his spare time John really enjoys writing about himself in the third person.