Cynthia López Cynthia is the vice president for American Documentary | POV From 2000 to 2003, she served as POV's director of communications, during which she increased national coverage of POV documentaries by 700 percent and won an EPPSilon Award for the Farmingville campaign. In her new expanded role, Cynthia's responsibilities include overall development of the organization, programming/content development and delivery and strategic planning. In addition, she continues to maintain oversight of POV's communications and marketing department, driving the department's communications and brand development. Cynthia has built strategic partnerships with Pentagram, Inc., Harpo Studios, Netflix, ABC News' Nightline, WNYC New York Public Radio and Ms. Magazine, among others. Cynthia is a founding board member of the National Association of Latino Independent Producers. She is an advisor to REEL New York (Thirteen/WNET New York), the Heinz Awards, the Rockefeller Foundation, White House Conference on Libraries, Latino Public Broadcasting, the Banff Centre in Canada, United Nations Women's Conference and the Center for Democratic Communications (South Africa), among many others. Cynthia's favorite documentaries are: 1. The Devil Came on Horseback by Ricki Stern and Anne Sundberg 2. Every Mother's Son by Tammy Gold and Kelly Anderson 3. My Country, My Country by Laura Poitras 4. Iraq in Fragments by James Longley 5. Glass Jaw by Michael O'Reilly