VP, Documentary Programming, HBO
Nancy Abraham is Senior Vice President of Documentary Programming for Home Box Office. She is responsible for the development and production of HBO Documentary Films that have garnered numerous awards over the years including Primetime Emmy Awards, News and Documentary Emmy Awards, George Foster Peabody Awards, the Alfred I. DuPont Award and the Academy Award. Prior to joining the documentary division in 1995, Abraham was director of film acquisition for HBO, acquiring feature films and other programs for HBO’s international channels, and she spent three years in Budapest as Director of Programming for HBO Hungary. Prior to that, Abraham worked at Bravo Cable Network in both acquisition and production capacities. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Vassar College where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and attended Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.