Alison Joy

TV & Film Development in New York

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Alison is a researcher, writer, and associate producer currently working in nonfiction series development at Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney's Jigsaw Productions. Recent releases include triple Emmy winner "Going Clear" for HBO, "Cooked" for Netflix, and "Parched: The Water Wars" for Nat Geo. While at Jigsaw, she also worked as a Researcher on "The 4%: Film's Gender Problem," a series of short films for Epix, and as an Associate Producer on Alison Ellwood's "Spring Broke" feature doc for Showtime.

Alison has also worked with various literary agencies, festivals and production companies in New York and Italy and is currently a member of the Rooftop Films Programming Committee. A graduate of Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Alison was named one of twelve valedictorians of her class of over 3,000, and valedictorian of the Newhouse School.

Born and bred outside of Portsmouth, NH, Alison loves to be outdoors, whether she's hiking, skiing, or cycling. She worked as a farmhand at Blueberry Bay Farm for six summers and still returns for berrypicking season!

  • Education
    • Syracuse University