Season 02 – Episode 10 – Vin di Bona




Vin di Bona is the creator and executive producer of “America’s Funniest Home Videos,” which airs in more than 190 countries and, here in the the United States, is ABC’s longest-running primetime entertainment show.

He’s is a four-time Emmy award-winning producer, eight-time Emmy nominee, and recipient of the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award for his work in documentary programming.

Vin is a Rhode Island native and graduate of Emerson College and UCLA.

On this week’s episode of the “5 Things That Changed Your Life” podcast Vin discusses…

  1. Vin causes Annie Get Your Gun’s orchestra pit to go dark
  2. Being Johnny Lindy the teenage crooner
  3. Entering the world of television production via radio and documentary filmmaking
  4. Learning the art of the interview one coffee shop patron at a time
  5. Perseverance means being rejected 136 times and, eventually, you sell “America’s Funniest Videos” in 4 minutes.


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