Robert Cohen

President & Executive Producer


Robert Cohen is President and Executive Producer at Media Headquarters. With twenty years of experience in the television and digital media industry, Robert is recognized as one of the Canada’s leading producers of popular original content. He specializes in the creation of unscripted series and formats as well as scripted programming.

Some of Robert’s successes as a creator, producer and director include the hit international formats Canada’s Smartest Person and Outlaw In-Laws, reality series Tessa & Scott, award-winning miniseries The Summit, Emmy-nominated family movie The Great Polar Bear Adventure and beloved feature documentary Souvenir of Canada, among many other titles.

Robert co-founded Media Headquarters and supervises the company’s production and development slate. He collaborates with a wide range of broadcast and distribution partners worldwide and his programs have aired on dozens of networks and earned multiple Canadian and international nominations and awards. Robert is a member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Canadian Media Production Association, and the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.

News

PROFESSIONAL GAMER STEPHANIE HARVEY OF QUEBEC CITY CLAIMS THE TITLE OF CANADA’S SMARTEST PERSON

A $20,000 donation will be made in Harvey’s name to her charity of choice, Operation Enfant Soleil, after ... more >>

FIVE FINALISTS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY ARE READY TO FACE OFF IN CANADA’S SMARTEST PERSON’S FIRST EVER HOLIDAY SPECIAL FINALE ON SUNDAY DEC 18 AT 8 P.M. (8:30NT)

In a ground-breaking new twist each of the final competitors are fighting for more than just the title, with ... more >>

BRITTAIN BANCROFT OF MINTO, NB, IS THE FOURTH COMPETITOR TO ADVANCE TO THE FINALE OF CBC’S CANADA’S SMARTEST PERSON SEASON 3

Six new competitors face off Sunday, Dec. 11 at 8 p.m. (8:30NT) on CBC for their chance to get one step closer... more >>