Vanessa Gedney

is segment producer for Real Time with Bill Maher/HBO, a role she has held since 2002. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Indiana University in 2000, Gedney moved to Los Angeles to follow her dream of working in the entertainment industry. From starting in the mailroom of a talent agency, her hard work led to her promotion to work for a comedy agent. However, it was in attending her first Hollywood party and the opportunity to meet the producers for Bill Maher’s Politically Incorrect that opened the door to a job with Real Time with Bill Maher. Gedney began as a talent coordinator and was promoted to segment producer. In this role, Gedney works with the executive producers and other segment producers to book guests for the show and produce the show. Gedney has had the opportunity to work with politicians, actors, filmmakers, pundits, journalists and authors.