Fred Nelson serves as the President of People’s Choice where he oversees the annual People’s Choice Awards and the year round entertainment website, PeoplesChoice.com. Nelson joined People’s Choice in April of 2007 after a decade at Entertainment Weekly, where he was Vice President of Marketing & Promotion, Editorial Development and Digital Media.
Nelson was Co-Executive Producer for The World Series of Pop Culture, a television series he created in conjunction with Embassy Row and VH1. Nelson’s TV appearances have included ABC, Fox News, The WB, Bravo, Access Hollywood, E!, CBS Sunday Morning and ET. Nelson was chosen as a pop culture expert by the producers of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire for their “brain trust” lifeline.
Nelson is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and currently resides in New York City.