From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jonathan E. Steinberg is a television producer and screenwriter. Along with Josh Schaer and Stephen Chbosky, he co-created the television series Jericho, where he served as writer, producer and executive story editor,Jericho ran on CBS from September 20, 2006, through March 25, 2008. Recently he is executive producer and co-creator of Michael Bay executive produced Black Sails (TV series) for Starz (TV channel). Steinberg then developed the television series Human Target, loosely based on the DC Comics series Human Target, for Fox. He served as writer, executive producer and showrunner for the first season, before Chuck producer Matt Miller was brought in as showrunner for the second season. Steinberg remained an executive producer.