“I think the world of whistleblowers.” In this episode, Jane talks with Judge Alex Ferrer, a former police officer, Circuit Court Judge, former host of the nationally syndicated courtroom TV show “Judge Alex,” and host and Executive Producer of the CBS TV show “Whistleblower.” Ferrer discusses his background and start as a promising young police officer in Florida and details his journey of becoming the youngest Circuit Court judge at the time. He talks about his dramatic transition to television and being offered a TV show, being voted the most trustworthy daytime TV host, and how the show “Whistleblower” came about.
Take a peek behind the scenes with Ferrer as he describes pitching the show and how it came about, the way in which whistleblowers were chosen to have their stories featured on the show, and Ferrer’s vision for the program. He and Jane also discuss the power of the False Claims Act, what sets whistleblowers apart, and all the incredible whistleblower stories that have yet to be told. Finally, Ferrer talks about his continued advocacy for whistleblowers and what’s next for him.