Born and raised in NYC, Johnny Sweet graduated from Syracuse University in 2003. He was an Emmy Award winning feature producer at ESPN for 10 years, primarily covering the NBA and the NFL. In 2016 Sweet directed his first film, "Vick: A Bleacher Report Documentary," which won the Associated Press Sports Editor Award for journalism. His second film, "Quiet Storm," a documentary about the life of Ron Artest is scheduled to be released in 2019. The film has been accepted into the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, the Big Sky Film Festival, the Cleveland International Film Festival and the Newport Beach Film Festival.