CHRISTOPHER G. COWEN, PRESIDENT & CEO
Christopher G. Cowen is an Emmy award-winning producer who has garnered four Emmy Award nominations, and won once. Before founding STATION 10, Cowen served as the EVP of Original Programming of Herzog & Company for thirteen years where he led that team to an impressive slate of projects including CNN's acclaimed "Decade Series" (The Sixties, The Seventies, The Eighties, The Nineties and The 2000's). Most recently, Cowen served as Co-Executive Producer on CNN's limited series 1968; the upcoming documentary special on The Cola Wars, for History Channel; and Dirty John, an eight-part scripted series based on the LA Times podcast for Bravo, as well as an unscripted two-hour companion special covering the true story for Oxygen.
Other recent projects Cowen Executive Produced include two seasons of The History of Comedy at CNN, the Netflix Original Series Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On, and Discovery’s Tiburones: Sharks of Cuba, an hour-long special for Shark Week. Cowen also recently produced The Agent, a nine-part documentary series for Esquire Network.
Cowen’s credits additionally include the feature-length special Gettysburg for History, which won four Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Nonfiction Special. Cowen has also helped forge successful collaborations between HCO and HBO, including State of Play, the acclaimed series On Freddie Roach, and The Fight Game, both of which received 2012 PGA nominations. Cowen also produced the award- winning documentary Space Shuttle Columbia: Mission of Hope, National Geographic’s record-breaking special Killing Lincoln.
Prior to his role at HCO, Cowen spent ten years at Tom Hanks’ and Gary Goetzman’s Company Playtone, where he helped develop Band of Brothers, The Polar Express and Where the Wild Things Are.
He is a native Californian, and a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University.