Kathy Davidov, Acting Chair
Kathy Davidov is an award-winning television executive and storyteller with a proven record of leadership and ratings success across top-tier media including National Geographic, Discovery, TLC, CNN, ITVS, and Al Jazeera America.
Kathy headed production for Condition One, a Silicon Valley 3D virtual reality start-up, and executive produced This is Climate Change, a groundbreaking 3D documentary series and official selection at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival for Participant Media.
Kathy launched AJAM Presents, the documentary showcase for Al Jazeera America. As senior executive producer and head of the documentary unit, she was creatively responsible for several critically acclaimed series including Borderland and The System with Joe Berlinger.
At National Geographic Television, Kathy served as executive vice president of production, managing 125 hours of content annually in Washington and New York. She revamped Explorer, NatGeo’s Emmy award-winning flagship series. She also developed and launched multiple successful series including Border Wars and the Emmy-nominated Brain Games.
Kathy worked for the Discovery Channel and TLC as an executive producer. She oversaw the hugely popular Trading Spaces franchise and was the creative leader for many hit series, including Junkyard Wars, Maternity Ward, Police Force and Crime Scenes Uncovered.
Kathy is a graduate of George Washington University, where she majored in Drama. She is married to Paul Koring, a journalist and lawyer.