Executive Producer, Producer and/or Director of some of televisions most prestigious and important programs over the last 45 years. A partial list of Mr. Jastrow accomplishments are as follows: Texas State Junior Golf Champion (1966), attended University of Houston on golf scholarship, Member of Texas Golf Hall of Fame.
He Started working for ABC Sports at age 21 and became the youngest network television sports producer at age 23. He was a Producer/Director for ABC Sports, for 22 years. He won 7 Emmy Awards, having been nominated 17 times. He was nominated for the Directors Guild of American Lifetime Achievement Award. He produced or directed The Super Bowl, The Indy 500, The Kentucky Derby, numerous college football bowl games, and 68 of golf’s major championships (US Open, British Open, PGA Championship). Jastrow producedor directed six Olympic Games andproduced or directed six Olympic Opening and Closing ceremonies including 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. He was the producer/director of ABC Sports golf series for 22 years.
Jastrow was president of Jack Nicklaus Productions for 12 years and re-launched Shells Wonderful World of Golf (coordinated and produced 48 matches) and created the Wendy’s 3-Tour Challenge, Michael Douglas & Friends, Tommy Bahama Challenge, etc. and was honored with the Boy Scouts of America Distinguished Citizen Award.
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado
Born: July 15, 1948 - IMDB says September 24, 1948