Terry Jervis(1962-), Film, music and television producer
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Terry Jervis began his career in broadcast journalism, before moving into media production across music, comedy and television. He worked at the BBC for over fifteen years and produced record breaking live international broadcast television events. He was an Executive Producer for the 2000 BBC/WGBH Today Millennium Day Broadcast, which involved over seventy countries and was viewed by over 2.5 billion people worldwide. He left the BBC to establish Jervis Entertainment Media (JEM), a production company that has made acclaimed documentaries and entertainment programmes. In 2003, JEM produced an exclusive and critically acclaimed documentary, Raising Tennis Aces – The Williams Story, about professional tennis players Serena and Venus Williams and their relationship with their father. Jervis has worked with many other high-profile musicians, including Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Spike Lee, Madonna, Elton John and The Rolling Stones. In 2001, he produced the box set Back to Black with Universal Records, celebrating a century of black music.