John Behring is an American cinematographer, television director and producer.
He has directed numerous episodic television dramas including Ghost Whisperer, CSI: NY, One Tree Hill, Charmed, Dawson’s Creek, Life, Crash, Dark Blue, Hellcats, The Vampire Diaries and Trauma. He also directed numerous episodes of the series NUMB3RS for which he also served as producer for three seasons from 2006–2008.
Behring received his bachelor’s and master’s degree from the University of South Dakota before working for television station WISN-TV in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He then began shooting local and national television commercials before moving to Los Angeles, California, USA. Working in commercials for many years, Behring began shooting main titles and opening sequences for television shows in the early 90s.
Behring’s directorial debut was the CBS Schoolbreak Special "My Indian Summer" in 1995. His first episodic drama as a director was the series The Lazarus Man starring Robert Urich in 1996. Since then, he has directed more than fifty episodes of various series.