Widely credited with helping to usher in the modern reality television genre with his late partner Mary-Ellis Bunim, Jonathan Murray continues to inspire, influence and entertain television audiences worldwide. Since the launch of The Real World on MTV in 1992, Murray has created and executive produced some of the industry’s most innovative, unscripted, entertainment television programs.
Besides The Real World, which is in its 31st season, Murray has executive produced: Project Runway, Project Runway All Stars, Born This Way, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Total Divas, Bad Girls Club, Road Rules, The Challenge, The Simple Life, Starting Over (Emmy Award), and Making the Band, as well as the feature film The Real Cancun, the television movie, Pedro, and the documentaries, Autism: The Musical (Emmy Award), Shadow Billionaire, Valentine Road, and the upcoming They Call Us Monsters, slated for release in 2016.
Jonathan Murray graduated from the University of Missouri School Of Journalism and currently lives in Los Angeles. Murray serves on the Board of Trustees of Semester at Sea and is on the Board of Governors of the Television Academy.