Vin is a pioneer in comedic reality programming and a 52-year entertainment industry veteran. He is a Peabody and Emmy Award winner and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. A native of Cranston, Rhode Island, Vin attended Emerson College and UCLA film school. He worked extensively in local television before arriving in Los Angeles and producing Entertainment Tonight and America's Funniest Home Videos among numerous television shows and movies of the week.
Vin serves on the Board of Trustees of Emerson College; Former Chairman of Paulist Productions Board of Directors, is also on the board of the Petersen Automotive Museum, and is involved in many other charitable endeavors. His daughter graduated from Marymount in 1990, and his granddaughter is a member of the Class of 2024.