Jim Dotson

Vice President – LAE Productions
Email: jim@wlae.com

Jim has served in virtually every area of television music production having recorded over 500 hours of concert footage featuring top performing artists.

Jim’s music television career began in 1991 at the New Orleans Jazzfest. His big break would come just 4 years later in1995 when he served as a producer for the TBS series “Live From The House Of Blues”. In that role, Jim oversaw all production elements and editing for domestic and international versions of the show.

Throughout the remainder of the 90’s, Jim went on to work on music projects for top name groups both nationally and internationally.

Fast forward to 2005, in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Jim executive produced a 2-hour live PAX-TV special “Gospel Angels – A Concert To Restore Hope” from Centennial Park in Atlanta.

In 2008, he executive produced his biggest project to date…the award-winning PBS documentary “Fats Domino – Walkin’ Back To New Orleans”, a tribute to the rock and roll legend that includes his final concert performance. In 2010, in the wake of the BP Oil spill, Jim produced the GulfAid Concert for Fuse-TV featuring John Legend, Lenny Kravitz, Allen Toussaint and others.

In addition to concert productions, he has produced and executive produced scores of sports magazine programs for The New Orleans Saints, Pelicans and others. He has also produced numerous inspirational programs on a national and international level. Whether it’s working with a New York Times bestselling author, a mega church pastor, a rock star musician or corporate CEO, Jim is an executive producer that knows how to deliver engaging video productions at the highest level.