Noah Oppenheim

Noah Oppenheim is a writer and Emmy-winning television producer. He is head of development of Reveille, where he oversees all unscripted development. Prior to Reveille, Oppenheim was senior producer of NBC’s Today Show, where he supervised the 7–8am hour of the broadcast. Oppenheim is also co-author of The New York Times Bestseller The Intellectual Devotional: American History. Three more books in the series are forthcoming.

Oppenheim wrote the screenplay for the film adaptation of James Dashner’s young adult, science-fiction, dystopian, fantasy novel, The Maze Runner.

Oppenheim wrote the screenplay for The Divergent Series: Allegiant – Part 1, the first film of the two-part finale in the Divergent film franchise. He won the Best Screenplay Award at the 73rd Venice International Film Festival for writing Jackie, starring Natalie Portman and directed by Pablo Larraín.

Guest Appearances

January 12, 2017

Noah Oppenheim is a writer, Emmy-winning television producer, and Executive-in-charge of the Today Show. Noah joins Franklin to talk about working as a senior producer for Hardball with Chris Matthews, being a senior producer for The Today Show, moving to LA to pursue writing, writing the screenplay for Jackie, and returning to The Today Show.

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