CJC Hall of Fame

Tony Hernandez

Tony Hernandez

Telecommunication, 1997

Emmy-Award Winning Producer

Hall of Fame 2019

Tony Hernandez is president of Jax Media, an award-winning film and television development and production company acquired last year by Imagine Entertainment.  Among its TV productions are TBS’ “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” and “Search Party,” Comedy Central’s “Broad City” and “Inside Amy Schumer,” BET’s “The Rundown with Robin Thede,” TV Land’s “Younger,” and ABC’s “Roseanne” revival. Hernandez was executive producer of films including “I Love You, Daddy” and “Top Five” and TV movies “A Very Murray Christmas,” “The Demons of Dorina Gunn” and “Sas & Jake.”

As executive producer, Hernandez won the 2015 Emmy award for Outstanding Variety Sketch Series for “Inside Amy Schumer, Season 2.”  Among his 11 Emmy nominations are Outstanding Variety Talk Series in 2017 and 2018 for “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series in 2016 and 2017 for “Hack into Broad City,” and Outstanding Television Movie in 2016 for “A Very Murray Christmas.” Hernandez has served on the CJC Dean’s Leadership Council and provides internships for CJC students in New York City.