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Sharon Gomes Thomas

Little Airplane

VP Production & Business Development

Sharon Gomes Thomas

A multiple Emmy Award winner, Sharon Gomes Thomas oversees production, business development, distribution and licensing at Little Airplane Productions.

She has produced diverse programming for channels such as ABC Networks (USA), MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, PBS, CBeebies and Disney.

Early in her career, Sharon worked for Viacom in Hong Kong and Singapore.

She was hand-picked to be the first News Anchor for the launch of MTV Networks Asia, and later became Director of MTV Asia News, creating programming for three 24-hour channels.

She also appeared on the cover of Newsweek magazine.

Sharon has won Emmy Awards for her work on a medical series, as well as a Peabody Award for ‘Rebirth’, a documentary that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and aired on Showtime channels.  ‘Rebirth’ also screens at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center site.

Sharon has visited and worked in 24 countries around the world and speaks several Asian languages.