Andrew Jenks, Dylan Ratigan Team for Production Company (EXCLUSIVE)

Andrew Jenks, Dylan Ratigan Team Production

Producer and TV host Andrew Jenks and journalist Dylan Ratigan are launching New York-based Jenks & Ratigan Prods. to generate TV, movie and digital projects.

The duo is promising to deliver “substantive, entertaining content that humanizes storytelling.”

“We’re focusing on projects that we’re passionate about,” Jenks told Variety.

The production company is located in a 3,000 square foot studio off of Central Park West. Its first project is an ESPN Films “30 for 30” digital short titled “Posterized: The Story of Shawn Bradley,” which premieres on May 21 on

The company is also working on a feature documentary focused on young HIV/AIDS activists around the world. The film, developed in partnership with the MAC AIDS Fund, is slated for release in September.

They are also producing and directing the upcoming documentary, along with Chip Rosenbloom, about Ryan Ferguson, who was recently released from prison after serving 10 years following a wrongful murder conviction.

Ferguson was convicted for the 2001 killing of Kent Heitholt, sports editor for Missouri’s Columbia Daily Tribune. The filmmakers focused on Ferguson’s conviction being based on the testimony of two witnesses and their admissions that they committed perjury.

Ratigan is the author of “Greedy Bastards,” a former MSNBC host and former global managing editor for corporate finance at Bloomberg. Jenks is the host of MTV’s documentary series “World of Jenks”; his documentary credits include “Room 335″ and “The Zen of Bobby V.”

Ratigan resigned in 2012 as host of MSNBC’s “The Dylan Ratigan Show” to work on global resource management and sustainable systems.

The duo first met in 2010. “Andrew told me he thought I could do a lot more than just talk to an audience,” Ratigan noted.

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  1. Andrea says:

    This is so exciting. Dylan Ratigan has the compassion that most in the financial world lack. I can see why he left CNBC. I’m really looking forward to his new production!

    • I would like the opportunity to email or talk with either Dylan Ratigan or Andrew Jenks about the upcoming Ryan Ferguson documentary. My son, Charles Erickson, was interviewed for this film. Charles’ father, who is an attorney, is also very interested in seeing this documentary before it is viewed by the general public. Please let me know when we can see this film, and/or view the transcript before it is viewed by the general public. Thanks very much. Marianne Erickson, Mother of Charles Erickson

  2. Jonathan J. Brown says:

    Dylan Ratigan is the breath of fresh air we in the world need right now! Thinking positively and looking for the highest common denominator is Dylan’s trademark! Onward and upward, my friend!!!

  3. Leon Anderson says:

    Within the sphere of Dylan’s past reporting in the media, always existed these more conscious events and relationships. Obviously he had to be saturated with information that finally was not life sustaining to someone that wanted to see realized—real change. He found out where change really happens; we are experiencing with him the result of that change. He has become a “point of light” once spoken of by one our national leaders.

  4. Gerald Sutliff says:

    Congrats and best wishes to Dylan and Jenks.

  5. Russell Lampe says:

    I agree with Linda

  6. Linda Garland says:

    I can get behind anything Dylan Ratigan is involved with. We can ALL learn from him and he’s a class act.

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