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Libby Geist


President, Words + Pictures

Libby Geist is responsible for overseeing all documentaries and docuseries at Words + Pictures. Prior to joining W+P, Libby worked as the vice president & executive producer of ESPN Films and Original Content, overseeing all projects under the ESPN Films banner including “30 for 30,” docuseries, podcasts, and short films, as well as original content on ESPN+. During her 12 years at ESPN, she pushed the company’s long-form storytelling to new heights, launching “30 for 30 Podcasts,” creating “Nine for IX,” and serving as the executive producer of such groundbreaking projects as The Last Dance and O.J.: Made in America, which won an Academy Award in 2017. A three-time Peabody Award winner, Libby has spent her entire career in documentary film, from the trenches at Shoot the Moon Productions, to development executive and producer at ESPN, and now, executive producer at W+P.