A Documentary Filmmaker and Journalist with a passion for people, storytelling, communication, and media. Seeking a creative editorial and logistical role on a team that values accuracy, diplomacy, ingenuity, integrity, organization and quality.


8/13 – Current

Supervising Producer Multimedia Director for The Investigative Project on Terrorism — Internet — SAE Productions Details
8/13 – Current

o Regularly crafts stories and responses to reporter questions from media including The New York Times and The Washington Post, as well as op-eds, ad campaigns and media proposals and budgets. Oversees other editorial and research projects, including book publishing, website development and comprehensive branding strategy. o Built a multimedia production unit focused on producing quickly digestible media and social content on a regular basis, while working on exclusive, longer-range documentary projects. o Produced a six-part (hour-long) web series on a high-profile immigration/terrorism-related trial within six months, while simultaneously generating more “one-off” pieces and projects.

5/15 – 12/15

Supervising Producer (Writer) Start-up organizations promotional videos

Corporate — Emet Consulting Details
5/15 – 12/15

Overseeing all aspects of pre-production through post-production for assorted promotional and media videos on behalf of a host of culturally-sensitive start-up organizations.

6/15 – 6/15

Field Producer Budweiser/Fusion "Bud & Burgers" activation

Corporate — New Chapter Entertainment Details
6/15 – 6/15

Managed two DPs and audio, conducted numerous interviews, and navigated corporate protocols at a two-day music festival to showcase the impact of a media firm's collaboration with Budweiser. Subsequently drafted rough script for edit.

8/07 – 12/13

Director (Supervising Producer/Writer) Jihad in America: The Grand Deception

Film (Theatrical) — SAE Productions Details
8/07 – 12/13

Supervising Producer, Director and Writer for a feature film about the Muslim Brotherhood. Also established/coordinated a companion website for the documentary, applied for film festivals and coordinated theatrical and online distribution and other documentary-related events (2012 - 08/2013)

3/10 – 8/10

Producer Titans: Hugh Hefner

CNBC — Reality/Doc (TV) — Kurtis Productions
3/10 – 8/10
1/07 – 8/07

Co-Producer “Narco-State: The Poppy Jihad”

CNN — Reality/Doc (TV) — Towers Productions Details
1/07 – 8/07

Conducted extensive content research; wrote, revised and vetted program outline and segments; logisticized Afghan filming; oversaw post-production database of materials and budget.

10/05 – 10/06

Producer Triple Cross: Bin Laden's Spy in America

NATGEO — Reality/Doc (TV) — Towers Productions
10/05 – 10/06
1/05 – 10/05

Producer (Nominee: Primetime Creative Arts Emmy award, 2005-2006) Inside 9/11

NATGEO — Reality/Doc (TV) — Towers Productions Details
1/05 – 10/05

Writer/Producer of Hour 1 of four-part series, about terror’s historical context leading up to September 11th. Instrumental in crafting series standards. 2005. Nominee: Primetime Creative Arts Emmy award, 2005-2006.


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Class of '16

The University of Chicago

Certificate in Arabic Language and Cultures
Class of '98

Northwestern University



  • Academy of Television Arts & Sciences


  • Broadcast
  • Copy Editing
  • Documentaries
  • Documentary
  • Editing
  • Editorial
  • Film
  • Film Production
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Journalism
  • Media Production
  • Media Relations
  • Multimedia
  • Post Production
  • Producing
  • Production
  • Research
  • Storytelling
  • Television
  • Television Production
  • Video
  • Video Production
  • Videography
  • Writing