Andrew Walworth is founder, president and CEO of Grace Creek Media. He is also president of The New River Education Fund, a non-profit foundation that supports educational media.
Through Grace Creek, he owns and operates Sportskool On-Demand, the cable sports instruction network. He acquired Sportskool from Cablevision in 2008 and re-engineered the company to become a profitable division of GCM, with expanded distribution on new platforms and in the international marketplace.
He is co-creator and Executive Producer of "Ideas in Action with Jim Glassman," the weekly public television series. From 2007-2010, he published the web journal TCSDaily.com, which focuses on the intersection of technology, economics and public policy.
Walworth founded his first company, New River Media, Inc. in 1992. In 2004 he sold New River to the Asgard Entertainment Group, one of the mid-Atlantic's largest independent television companies, with more than 200 employees. He served as vice chairman of the board and president of Team Creations, Asgard's production company, until 2007.
His PBS series include the award-winning weekly program "Think Tank with Ben Wattenberg," which ran for fifteen years. Mr. Walworth co-created the program and served as Executive Producer for its entire run, as well as for more than 15 Think Tank specials and documentaries. Other series for public television include "Moneywise with Kelvin Boston," "Closer To Truth" hosted by Dr. Robert L. Kuhn, and "Wine Food & Friends with Karen McNeil." As Executive Producer, Mr. Walworth oversaw the fundraising, financial affairs, production, promotion, and brand extension of these series.
His PBS documentaries and specials include "Who's Afraid To Be A Millionaire?" (2006) "Heaven on Earth: The Rise & Fall of Socialism" (2005), "Financial Insecurity" (2004), "Traveling Smart With Rudy Maxa" (2002), "The Big Band Sound of WWII" (2001), "The First Measured Century" (2000), "Yogi Berra: Deja vu All Over Again" (1999) and "The Stockholder Society" (1999).
His cable credits include "Baseball's Secret Formula" for Discovery Science (2006), "Hurricane Rescues" and "Hurricane Reunions" for Animal Planet (2005), the one-hour documentary "Church & State: Religion in America" hosted by Brit Hume for The Fox News Channel (2005), and "FDR: A Presidency Revealed" for The History Channel (2005).
In 2004 he served as a member of the Arab Media Working Group of the US Institute for Peace, examining issues related to journalism and public diplomacy. He has served as a judge for the White House Fellows Program and twice served on the Editorial Committee of the PBS series POV, which presents the best work of independent filmmakers.
He is currently a member of the SAGE Working Group at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, which is developing a business plan for a new private/public organization to enhance American public diplomacy and strategic communication efforts.