A multiple Emmy Award winner, Sharon Gomes Thomas oversees production, distribution, licensing and business development at Little Airplane Productions. And to date, she has produced programming for channels such as Disney-ABC Television, MTV, VH1, PBS, Nickelodeon and Disney.
Earlier in her career, Sharon was a News Anchor for the launch of MTV Networks Asia, and later became Director of MTV Asia News, creating programming for three 24-hour channels. After leaving Asia, she moved to New York to supervise daily news for MTV’s top-rated Total Request Live. She also appeared on the cover of Newsweek magazine.
Sharon has won Emmy Awards for her work on a children’s medical series, as well as a Peabody Award for her work on Rebirth, a documentary that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and has aired on Showtime channels. Rebirth also screens at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center site.