Josh Murphy 


Background: Josh brings to XG Productions an extensive and successful career as a hands-on producer and development executive who has worked alongside brilliant creatives, business executives, and high-level talent at respected companies like Jupiter Entertainment, Asylum Entertainment, Pilgrim Media Group, Leftfield Pictures and Flower Films. Prior to his position with XG, Josh also founded non-scripted production company called MadWest Content.

Josh has played key roles in the development and sale of dozens of shows over his career, including Spacing Out with the Everyday Astronaut (Facebook Watch), Murder And Justice (Oxygen), The Piketon Family Murders (Oxygen), Battlefish (Netflix), Days that Shaped America (History), Street Outlaws (Discovery), The Wheel(Discovery), The Hustlers (truTV), Missing in Alaska (History), Zombie House Flipping (FYI), and Kocktails with Khloe (FYI), in addition to many other series, pilots, specials, and paid developments for networks like CW, 20th Television, Discovery, History, E!, Lifetime, Syfy, truTV, FYI, Freeform and WEtv.

Josh grew up in Boardman, Ohio and graduated as a Wildcat from the University of Arizona.


Expertise: In addition to his expertise pitching, developing and producing non-scripted content for linear and digital, Josh is an experienced videographer, photographer and editor of both still and moving pictures. He's also successfully led teams in both field and office environments to deliver on high level creative strategy. Outside of the office, Josh is a certified PADI advanced open water diver.