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Gordon Robertson
Executive Producer
Gordon Robertson serves as executive producer and co-host of The 700 Club and 700 Club Interactive, which airs on ABC Family. He is also the executive producer of CBN’s Emmy-nominated Superbook series, which utilizes state-of-the-art animation to bring the stories of the Bible to the children of the world.

In recent years, Gordon has traveled the world as executive producer and host of documentaries about history and biblical archaeology. Under his guidance, one of these documentaries, Made in Israel, was nominated for three Emmy Awards in 2014.

A graduate of Yale University, Gordon went on to earn a Juris Doctor degree from Washington and Lee University. For ten years, he practiced law in the Norfolk, Virginia area.
Erin Zimmerman
After earning an M.A. in Broadcast Journalism from Regent University, Erin spent four years at CBN News, where she served as a segment producer and line producer for The 700 Club newscast. She has also worked as a producer, historical consultant and scriptwriter for CBN’s animated program Superbook. For the past seven years, she has produced and directed documentaries about history and biblical archaeology in Israel, Jordan, Turkey and Europe. In 2014, Erin was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Special Class Writing for the documentary Made in Israel.
Lior Sperandeo
Director of Photography, Israel Unit
Lior is the Director of Photography for The Hope. After three years of service in the Israeli Defense Forces, he joined the CBN News Jerusalem bureau in 2009, covering news events in Israel and throughout the Middle East. In 2011, Lior joined the CBN Documentaries team as Director of Photography, cameraman and producer, filming documentaries on Jewish and Christian history and ancient archaeology in Israel, Turkey and Europe. In 2014, Lior was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Photography for the documentary Made in Israel. As the grandchild of Holocaust survivors, Lior feels a deep, personal calling when it comes to telling the story of the rebirth of the State of Israel in The Hope.
Jean-Guy Bureau
Director of Photography, U.S. Unit
Jean-Guy Bureau was born in Westchester County, New York. His love of imagery and light began as a child while accompanying his mother, a commercial artist, on many trips to renowned museums such as the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Guggenheim, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

He is an award-winning cinematographer and director on numerous films, television programming, music videos, and national commercials. With a passion for storytelling, Jean-Guy’s talent has earned over 35 awards including 2 Emmys, numerous Cine Eagles, Tellys, and top honors at national and international film festivals.

Jean-Guy’s production credits as both director and cinematographer include over 140 episodes of prime time television and film for the Discovery Channel, Investigation Discovery, National Geographic, CBS, ABC Family, The History Channel, The Learning Channel, Discovery Health, Animal Planet, MTV Europe and Destination America.
William Ellison
Video Editor
William Ellison started his broadcasting career as a radio announcer at WLUX-AM in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. After three years on the air at four different local stations, William made the move to television at WLPB in Baton Rouge, where he worked as an on-air switcher, transmitter engineer, and master control supervisor. In 1989, William joined the staff at CBN, where he has worked as an editor for the past 23 years. Since 2008, William has been the chief editor for CBN's documentary team, and in 2014 he was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Single Camera Editing for the documentary Made in Israel.