Former executive producer of the GLBT newsmagazine TV show In The Life. Ignacio served as a producer on the "In the Life" from 1992 to 2002.
Since 2000, Charles Ignacio has received three Emmy nominations as the former executive producer of In the Life, presented by Thirteen/WNET. Besides overseeing production of the series in its first 10 years, Ignacio produced the following documentary specials for television: 1993 March on Washington and Stonewall 25: Global Voices of Pride and Protest, the latter in association with Channel 4/U.K.
Prior to his tenure at In the Life, he worked on staff at HBO and Thirteen/WNET. Ignacio has written for The Advocate; been interviewed for the Los Angeles Times, The Hollywood Reporter, and USA Today; and named one of Out magazine’s “Out 100.” He is currently the Deputy Director for the national marriage equality organization Freedom to Marry.
Charles Ignacio (left in the picture) is domestic partner with John Catania (right) since 1993.