Mustafa, a Researcher, based in Brooklyn, has 1 Researcher credit, and has been a member since 2019.


10/18 – 10/19

Researcher Death Row Stories (Season 4)

CNN — TV — Jigsaw Productions Details
10/18 – 10/19

Episode researcher for CNN Original docu-series Death Row Stories, an investigative show examining capital punishment through death row cases. Guided three hour-long episodes (14 weeks of production each) from pre to post production: sourced, read and provided all episode related archive for script. Archive included: police records, crime scene photos, court documents, transcripts, deposition videos, many obtained from filing Freedom of Information requests. Traced and booked hard-to-get interviews with law enforcement and jurors. Located and procured old archival footage, stills and audio. Aided director and editor with fleshing out beats with archival. Editing and fact-checking script for legal review, licensing and budgeting for all archive procured.


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Class of '18

Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University

MS Journalism