Founder Desireena Almoradie is an award-winning producer and director with years of experience creating educational content for PBS shows such as In the Life and TV-411. She has produced programming for A&E Biography, the History Channel, CourtTV, Logo Networks and Here TV. From broadcast television she transitioned into advertising, working as a Senior Producer at Draftfcb for the last five years, where she continued to produced award-winning content. Her combined experience in television documentary and advertising gives her a unique perspective in crafting a story that is compelling, authentic and entertaining.
2017 New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) Individual Artist Grant
2015 Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Artist as Activst Grant
2012 RX Club Award of Excellence for "Stelara: One Degree of Separation"
2009 GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding TV Journalism: Newsmagazine for "Funding the Marriage War"
2008 GLAAD Media Award Nominee for Outstanding TV Journalism: Newsmagazine for "A Church Divided"
2003 Emmy Award Nominee for Single News Feature about 9-11 for "Victims of 9-11"
1996 National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association Electronic Media Award for "Gays in the Holocaust"