Emmy Award-Winning Producer To Screen Works At Ithaca College

ITHACA, NY — Writer, editor and Emmy Award–winning producer Eric Maierson will screen his recent works at Ithaca College on Tuesday, Feb. 23. The screening, which is free and open to the public, will be held at 7 p.m. in Park Hall Auditorium. A question-and-answer session will follow.

A 1990 graduate of Ithaca College’s Roy H. Park School of Communications, Maierson is currently a producer at MediaStorm, a firm that develops multimedia projects, interactive applications and websites for media companies, foundations and advocacy groups. His clients have included National Geographic, the Open Society Institute and the Council on Foreign Relations.

In the category of outstanding documentary/nonfiction programming for broadband, Maierson won an Emmy Award in 2007 for producing “Kingsley’s Crossing,” the story of one man’s journey to find a better life for his family. He helped develop and produce the Peabody Award–winning show “A Walk in Your Shoes” for the Noggin cable network and served as head writer for VH1’s hit series “Where Are They Now?” His short films have played at film festivals across the country and his writing has appeared in “Playboy” and “McSweeney’s,” among other publications.

Maierson’s  presentation is sponsored by the Departments of Cinema, Photography and Media Arts; Journalism; and Television-Radio.

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