career has included all forms of the media: He's been a rock n' roll deejay,
news producer, feature film writer and producer, documentary producer, author of
two non-fiction books on television history, and now author of a political
His career has
included stints at NBC News; ABC, CBS NBC, Fox and PBS, and more than 27 cable
partner with Robb Weller in Weller/Grossman Productions, a prolific documentary
and service and information television production company. Together, they've
produced more than 6,000 programs and earned numerous awards including the
prestigious Governor's Emmy Award for their USA Network special, "Healing the
Hate" and an Emmy for Best Informational series for “Wolfgang Puck” for Food
widely recognized series and specials have aired on NBC, Fox News, CNBC, History
Channel, A&E, Discovery Channel, Food Network, Discovery Health, National
Geographic Channel, HGTV, Fine Living, DIY, TLC, USA Network, and Sci Fi Channel
among other channels.
Grossman earned a
Bachelors Degree in Communications from Emerson College in Boston and a Master's
Degree in Urban Affairs from Boston University.
He began his
career at 15 as a disc jockey at WHUC, his local radio station in Hudson, New
York. He worked at Boston television station WBZ, joined The Boston Globe
as a special contributor, and then became full time television critic and
columnist at The Boston Herald American, before moving to Los Angeles.
His articles have also appeared in The New York Times and numerous
magazines. He has taught journalism and media classes at Emerson College, Boston
University and USC. Grossman's two previous acclaimed non-fiction books,
Superman: Serial to Cereal and Saturday Morning TV, cover television
history. He produced and wrote the award-winning feature documentary Hugh
Hefner: Once Upon a Time.
first novel, EXECUTIVE ACTIONS (August 2004) is published by ibooks and
distributed by Simon & Schuster.
Grossman lives in
Los Angeles with his wife, writer Helene Seifer and their children Sasha,
Zachary and Jacob. He serves on the Emerson College Board of Trustees and the
Boston University Metropolitan Advisory Board.