Jon Collins has been working in reality television for over 17 years. He started as a tape logger on the first season of HBO’s Project Greenlight. After that, he worked on seven seasons of ABC’s The Bachelor/The Bachelorette and two seasons of The WB’s High School Reunion where he climbed up the ladder to Post Production Coordinator. Once his interest in rose ceremonies were done, he worked freelance all around Los Angeles working in the story department for such networks including MTV (Yo Momma, The Challenge: Free Agents, Is She Really Going Out With Him?), TLC (Trading Spaces, Little Women: Dallas), HGTV (Ellen’s Design Challenge, House Hunters), E! (The Girls Next Door, Total Divas), and Lifetime (Bring It!, Project Runway, Little Women: Dallas). He was also the Supervising Producer on the hit go90 show Raising Heaven.
Jon is also a graduate of the Training Center of Second City in Chicago and has starred in over 10 television commercials for such brands including Lendingtree.com, Adidas, Baskin-Robbins and Red Stripe Beer. As an actor, he’s appeared on Boston Public, Side Order of Life and Bones; he also executive produced and starred in the award-winning improvised mockumentary Fellowship of The Dice.
Originally from Oak Park, IL., Jon now lives in Los Angeles with his husband Tom and their adorable black cat Natasha.