Haspel joined Jwp as VP of Business Operations in 1999. Based in Los Angeles and reporting to Wells, he handles all of the company’s business affairs, finance and production, as well as overseeing all budgeting on Jwp’s shows and features. He has also been integral to negotiating all of Wells’ overall deals with Warner Bros. TV.
Early in his tenure, Haspel worked on some of the company’s biggest hits, The West Wing, ER, Third Watch and Southland. Since then, he has been involved with Jwp’s entire slate, including Shameless and Animal Kingdom, for which he has negotiated the initial rights deals, and every other deal that followed. Additionally, he’s worked on several feature films, including Company Men, Love & Mercy, Far from Heaven and August: Osage County.