J.J. Johnson

RTA '02

J.J. Johnson (RTA ‘02) is an executive producer and the creative force behind Sinking Ship Entertainment. Since the company’s inception in 2004, he has created and executive produced 15 series including international hits This is Daniel Cook, Annedroids and the Emmy award winning Dino Dan. In 2015, J.J. made Emmy history by being nominated 3 times in the same directing category for 3 different Sinking Ship series, winning the Emmy for Odd Squad. J.J. is also an Emmy nominated writer with over 500 episode credits and has been recognized by the Hollywood Reporter as one of their Top 20 under 35. In addition, J.J. has built 33 playgrounds with his series Giver and filmed in over 40 countries for his National Geographic kid's series Are We There Yet? World Adventure. Johnson also serves as the chair of the Youth Media Alliance in Canada.