Shine America President Eden Gaha has joined the Board of Australians in Film. Eden, a veteran TV producer and executive, was named President of Shine America in May 2011. Gaha is responsible for oversight of all the company's unscripted, music and creative development initiatives.
Since joining Shine America in 2011, he has has worked to revamp the company’s unscripted development team and overhaul its current roster of network and cable series.
Gaha also serves as an executive producer on several of Shine America’s top series including MasterChef on Fox, The Biggest Loser on NBC and The Face for Oxygen.
Gaha joined Shine America from Mark Burnett Productions, where he served as the showrunner/executive producer on NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice for five seasons. His additional credits while with Burnett include co-executive producer for The Contender,Pirate Master and Rock Star.
Gaha also served as a supervising producer on the long-running CBS series Survivor for two seasons and was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards.
Prior to moving to the United States, Gaha had a successful on-air television career in his native Australia for more than a decade. In Australia, Gaha served as the host of 10 Network’s musical program Take 40, Nine Network’s Animal Hospital and Fox Eight’s The Ties That Bind. He also was a reporter/producer for the Australian version of newsmagazine A Current Affair.
Born in Sydney, Australia, Gaha currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife Nicola and daughter Eva. Gaha is currently a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ Reality Peer Group.