Ron Blatman

ron02bRon is Executive Producer/Producer of Saving the City: Remaking the American Metropolis, a multi-part TV series in the works highlighting successful and unsuccessful examples of urban redevelopment throughout the US and Canada focusing on downtowns and nearby neighborhoods. Please visit more information including preview videos.

He was also Executive Producer/Producer for Saving the Bay: The Story of San Francisco Bay, a national prime time PBS TV series which aired over four weeks in 2011 and continues to be repeated around the country.  Narrated by Robert Redford, Saving the Bay covers San Francisco Bay from its origins to the present and highlights three pioneering women who saved the Bay from becoming little more than a river in the 1960s. The series won four regional Emmy awards including for Best Documentary.  Please visit for more information including video clips and an extensive education section.

He previously worked in real estate development and finance in his native San Francisco and on Wall Street in New York, as well as serving as Director of Business Development in the San Francisco mayor’s office in the early 1990s.  He was the mayor’s point man for keeping the San Francisco Giants baseball team in the city as well as catalyst for a major new Federal office complex.

Ron earned an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School and a concurrent Master of City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania.  He also holds a BA in Architecture from UC Berkeley.

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