Ronald D. Moore is a Writer/Producer/Showrunner based in Los Angeles, California. Moore got his start in the entertainment industry on the writing staff of “Star Trek: The Next Generation.” During his tenure there, he wrote or co-wrote 27 episodes, including the two-hour series finale “All Good Things,” for which he won a Hugo Award in 1994. That same year, Moore was honored with an Emmy® Award nomination and was eventually promoted to Producer.
In 1994, Moore joined the writing staff of “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” as Supervising Producer and was elevated to Co-Executive Producer the following year. He spent five seasons on the series until the end of its successful run in 1999. Moore later joined the staff of “Roswell” as Executive Producer and was promoted to Showrunner in the show’s final year. He was then named Showrunner of HBO’s critically acclaimed drama “Carnivàle.”
In 2003, Moore created the re-imagined series, “Battlestar Galactica,” and served as Showrunner/Executive Producer of the series. “Battlestar Galactica” was honored with a prestigious Peabody® Award and twice as an official selection of the AFI (American Film Institute) top television programs for 2005 and 2006. In 2006, Moore was nominated for an Emmy® Award for Best Writing in a Dramatic Series, and in 2008, he won an Emmy® for the “Battlestar Galactica” webisodes. Moore also served as Executive Producer for the run of the “Battlestar Galactica” spin-off series “Caprica.”
In 2010, Moore’s production company, Tall Ship Productions, signed an overall deal with Sony Television to develop and produce television series. Under this deal, Ron serves as an Executive Producer/Writer on the Golden-Globe® nominated series “Outlander” for STARZ, as well as “Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams” for Amazon and Channel 4. Currently, Ron is showrunning a space drama series for Apple’s upcoming streaming service.
Moore is a native of Chowchilla, California and attended Cornell University, where he studied political science. He lives in California with his wife, Terry. He has three children – Robin, Roxy and Jonathan.