Executive Producer, NBC4 Washington (WRC-TV)
Jason Gittlen is the Executive Producer of Weather and Special Projects at NBC4 in Washington.
In his current role, Gittlen oversees the station’s weather coverage. He also produces news specials and highly-promotable stories involving the station’s anchors as well as breaking news and special coverage of Washington-area events including presidential Inaugurations and elections. Gittlen also leads the internship program and other station-wide priorities.
Since joining NBC4 as a newsroom intern in 2004, Jason has worked in a number of roles including newscast producer, news writer and digital editor. For two years, he produced a live daily afternoon show and also oversaw programming for NBC Washington Nonstop, a diginet focused on the culture of Washington, DC.
Gittlen has received 13 regional Emmy Awards, several Associated Press Awards and a regional Edward R. Murrow Award.
Gittlen is the First Vice President of the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. He also serves as the chapter’s co-chair of the Awards Committee and a NATAS National Trustee.
Jason graduated from George Washington University with a B.A. in Electronic Media and minor in Journalism.