Noah Oppenheim

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Noah Oppenheim (born, 1978) is a writer, Emmy-winning television producer, and President of NBC News.[1][2] Previously, Oppenheim was the executive in charge of NBC's Today Show, head of development at Reveille, and senior producer of NBC's Today Show, where he supervised the 7–8am hour of the broadcast.

He won the Best Screenplay Award at the 73rd Venice International Film Festival for writing Jackie, starring Natalie Portman and directed by Pablo Larraín.[3]

Oppenheim wrote the screenplay for the film adaptation of James Dashner's young adult, science-fiction, dystopian, fantasy novel, The Maze Runner. He also wrote the screenplay for The Divergent Series: Allegiant – Part 1, the first film of the two-part finale in the Divergent film franchise. Oppenheim is also co-author of The New York Times Bestseller The Intellectual Devotional: American History.

Prior to NBC's Today Show, Oppenheim co-created CNBC's Mad Money with Jim Cramer, was executive producer of Scarborough Country, and senior producer of Hardball with Chris Matthews. At NBC News, Oppenheim led coverage of presidential elections, 9/11, the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, as well as the Olympics.



Oppenheim graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. from Harvard University in 2000, where he was Editorial Chair of the Harvard Crimson from 1996 to 2000. He attended The Gregory School in Tucson, Arizona. Oppenheim served as an editor and writer for the school newspaper, the Gregorian Chant.


  1. ^ Battaglio, Stephen. "'Today' show executive Noah Oppenheim is named president of NBC News". Retrieved 2017-02-15. 
  2. ^ Britt, Thomas W.; Adler, Amy B.; Castro, Carl Andrew (2006). Military Life: Military culture. Greenwood Publishing Group. pp. 187–. ISBN 978-0-275-98304-8. Retrieved 2 March 2012. 
  3. ^ Tartaglione, Nancy (September 10, 2016). "Venice Film Festival: Golden Lion To 'The Woman Who Left'; Tom Ford's 'Nocturnal Animals', Emma Stone Take Major Prizes – Full List". Retrieved November 7, 2016. 

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