About Jenesis Productions

Jene Nelson is a six time Emmy Award winning producer.  She spent more than twenty years as a
news producer, writer, and
field producer.  She has extensive experience working both behind the
scenes and in the field.  During Jene's fourteen years at KUSA-TV,  the NBC affiliate in Denver, she
was an integral part of dozens of major stories.  Among them:








Jene played a leading role in coverage of Mother Nature's wrath in Colorado, including tornadoes,
blizzards, flooding, and hailstorms.  During her 12 years as the producer of 9News at 10 at KUSA-TV,
she was the main producer in coverage of many sporting events including three of the Denver
Broncos' Super Bowls, the Colorado Avalanche first Stanley Cup victory, the Colorado Rockies'
opening day, and was the field producer at the NCAA Sweet Sixteen in 1989.  

Jene's work also includes feature stories, medical stories and entertainment news.  She interviewed
Siegfried and Roy after the closing night of their show at the Frontier in Las Vegas in 1988, did a series
on behind the scenes of the daytime drama, Days of Our Lives, and hosted movie reviews.  
She produced the Democratic Candidates Debate in 1992 and was the executive producer for the
KUSA's Race for the Cure coverage for four years.  During that time, the Susan G. Komen Foundation
presented the station with a national award for its media coverage of the event.  
Jene enjoys producing stories on plastic surgery and has been in the operating room about a dozen
times without fainting!

Jene started Jenesis Productions in 2002 as a creative outlet for screenwriting.  She quickly realized
there was a correlation between fact and fiction.  As a result, Jene's characters are frequently a
compilation of people she's met and events that have occurred.   She completed her first screenplay,
High Rollers, and is busy working on her second.  She has also produced dozens of documentaries (two
were nominated for Rocky Mountain Regional Emmys)  and long form stories and has even gone
undercover a couple of times for stories.  She has just completed her first feature length documentary
on the commercial dog breeding industry titled
I Breathe.

Jene Nelson is a former Miss Colorado USA and competed in the 1979 Miss USA Pageant in Biloxi,
Mississippi.
  • 911 Local Impact (multiple show producer)
  • Columbine (multiple show producer)
  • Mid Air Collision (show producer)
  • Texas 7 Capture (breaking news producer)
  • World Youth Day (field producer)
  • Flight 585 Crash (field producer)
  • Colorado Wildfires (multiple show producer)
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