Jay Eckensberger

Editor, Editorial Department

Editor, Editorial Department


Jay Eckensberger is a television editor who lives in Los Angeles. He worked at Harpo Studios in Chicago from August of 2003 until it's closing in December of 2015. During his tenure at Harpo he was a principal editor for the last eight seasons of The Oprah Winfrey Show earning a National Daytime Emmy Award in the process. He also has been a lead ...
Awards
1 win & 5 nominations.

Known For


The Oprah Winfrey Show
The Oprah Winfrey Show
Editor (1986-2011)
Oprah Prime
Oprah Prime
Editor (2012-2014)
LadyGang
LadyGang
Editorial Department (2018-2019)
Super Soul Sunday
Super Soul Sunday
Editor (2015-2018)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
EditorOprah's Book Club
(TV Series) (supervising editor - 2 episodes) - Elizabeth Strout: Olive, Again (2020) ... (supervising editor) - Ta-Nehisi Coates: The Water Dancer (2019) ... (supervising editor)
2019-2020
EditorSuper Soul Sunday
(TV Series) (28 episodes, 2015 - 2016) (lead editor - 4 episodes, 2016 - 2018) - Quarterback Tom Brady on Legacy & Longevity (2018) ... (lead editor) - Oprah Sits Down with Former Vice President Joe Biden (2017) ... (lead editor) - Oprah and Grammy and Academy Award-winning Singer/Songwriter Carol Bayer Sager (2016) ... (lead editor) - Michael Bernard Beckwith (2016) - Cookie Johnson (2016) Show all 32 episodes
EditorFirst Lady Michelle Obama Says Farewell to the White House: An Oprah Winfrey Special
(TV Special)
2016
EditorOprah Winfrey Presents: Legends Who Paved the Way
(TV Movie)
2015
EditorOprah Prime
(TV Series) (66 episodes) - Matthew Sandusky (2014) - Pharrell Williams (2014) - Oprah & Maria Shriver: The 'Paycheck to Paycheck' Town Hall (2014) - Kevin Hart (2014) - Cameron Diaz and Sharon Stone: Aging Gracefully in Hollywood (2014) Show all 66 episodes
2012-2014
EditorOprah's Oscar Special
(TV Special)
2012
EditorThe Oprah Winfrey Show
(TV Series) (56 episodes) - All New! Most Memorable Guests: James Frey - Five Years After the A Million Little Pieces Controversy (2011) - All New! Oprah's Last-Ever Makeover Extravaganza! (2011) - All New! President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama (2011) - All New! Oprah's Bloopers, Blunders & Funniest What-Were-We-Thinking? Moments (2011) - All New! Shirley MacLaine on Love, Sex and Reincarnation (2011) Show all 56 episodes
1986-2011
EditorThe Oprah Winfrey Oscar Special
(TV Special)
2010
EditorChristmas at the White House: An Oprah Primetime Special
(TV Special)
2009
RoleTitleYear
Editorial departmentOprah's Book Club
(TV Series) (supervising editor)
2019
Editorial departmentLadyGang
(TV Series) (editor - 12 episodes) - Sorry, Not Sorry (2019) ... (editor) - Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus (2019) ... (editor) - Pretty Hurts (2019) ... (editor) - Don't Hate Me 'Cause You Ain't Me (2019) ... (editor) - If Love Is Blind, Marriage Is an Eye-Opener (2019) ... (editor) Show all 12 episodes
2018-2019