Joanne Rubino

President, Production

An Emmy nominated producer with over 28 years of experience, Joanne Rubino is a veteran of the entertainment industry. As president of production, she oversees all aspects of production for Thinkfactory Media’s vast slate of projects and has played an integral role in the growth of the company over the past 16 years.

In addition to her production work, Rubino has produced such Thinkfactory Media successes including Sun Records (CMT) which attracted nearly 3 million fans, making the network the most watched night of CMT originals in the channel’s history, and Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel’le (Lifetime). She was also the only female producer on the ten-hour television event Texas Rising (History), and was the executive producer on its promotional documentary, Avenging The Alamo: The Road to Texas Rising (History), and also spearheaded the behind-the-scenes companion documentary, America’s Feud: Hatfields & McCoys. Joanne is well-known in the industry for producing quality documentaries and earned an Emmy nomination for her work on Brando (Turner Classic Movies) in 2007. 

Other credits indlude: the highly successful Mama June: From Not to Hot (WeTV), Million Dollar Matchmaker (WeTV), Married by Mom & Dad (TLC), Marriage Bootcamp: Reality Stars (WeTV), TV One’s highest rated franchise R&B Divas, and worked on nearly seven seasons of Gene Simmons Family Jewels (A&E) starring KISS front man, Gene Simmons.

Through her years of working up the business production side of the industry, Joanne was able to maintain a hand in creative, being a fixture both behind and in front of the camera and having had guest stints on various series such as NYPD Blue, 7th Heaven, Passions, ER, Six Feet Under, The Unit, Freddie, The District, Punk’d, Prank My Mom, Vice Academy, and more.