Victoria Jenest Promoted to Co-Executive Producer at 'Judge Judy'

Victoria Jenest has been promoted to co-executive producer at CTD's 'Judge Judy' (Image credit: CBS Television Distribution/Judge Judy)

Victoria Jenest has been promoted to co-executive producer for CBS Television Distribution’s Judge Judy. The show returns for its 25th season on Sept. 14, 2020.

Jenest has been a supervising producer at daytime’s top court show since 1999. Prior to that, she was a senior producer after helping to launch Judge Judy in 1996 as a producer. She also helped launch CTD’s Hot Bench, which was created by Judge Judy Sheindlin, in 2014.

Prior to joining Judge Judy, she was a producer at Warner Bros.’ People’s Court. She began her career as a contestant coordinator and also was a writer and researcher for The Newlywed Game and The Dating Game.

“Victoria is an outstanding producer and has done a great job managing our production teams.  She has been with our program from the beginning and this promotion is well deserved,” said Executive Producer and Director Randy Douthit and Co-Executive Producer Amy Freisleben in a combined statement.

Judge Judy is produced by CBS-owned Big Ticket Television production and distributed by CBS Television Distribution. 

Paige Albiniak

Contributing editor Paige Albiniak has been covering the business of television for nearly 25 years. She is a longtime contributor to Next TV, Broadcasting + Cable and Multichannel News. She concurrently serves as editorial director for entertainment marketing association Promax. She has written for such publications as TVNewsCheck, The New York Post, Variety, CBS Watch and more. Albiniak was B+C’s Los Angeles bureau chief from September 2002 to 2004, and an associate editor covering Congress and lobbying for the magazine in Washington, D.C., from January 1997-September 2002.