FOR Sound Tracks
Stephen Talbot, Executive Producer
The president of Talbot Players, a media production company in San Francisco, Talbot has written and produced over 30 documentaries for public television, including ten for the PBS series FRONTLINE. As the Series Editor for FRONTLINE WORLD from 2002-2008, Talbot helped commission and supervise nearly 100 broadcast stories and many more for the Webby-award winning series web site. His work has won Emmys, Peabodys, a DuPont, a George Polk, Golden Gate Awards from the San Francisco Film Festival and an Edward R. Murrow award from the Overseas Press Club of America. He created and is the executive producer of the "Quick Hits" series of online music videos and interviews for PBS Arts.
Joanne Elgart Jennings, Co-Executive Producer
As Executive Producer at KQED Public Television, Jennings oversees news and current affairs production, including This Week in Northern California. Much of her 20 year career in public broadcasting was spent at The PBS NewsHour where she produced hundreds of documentary-style news stories, many of which were honored with awards including an Emmy nomination, CINE Golden Eagles, New York Festivals medallions, among others. International coverage spanned the globe, including destinations in the Middle East, the Balkans, Africa and Latin America. Jennings' also worked as a field producer for CBC and BBC and on two documentary films for PBS, Have You Heard From Johannesburg and The Hermitage: A Russian Odyssey.
Adrienne Calo, Coordinating Producer
Adrienne has been a producer of PBS films, specials and series for more than a decade. After a stint writing a show about real homicide investigations for Court TV, she became a producer on the award winning KQED arts series, Spark. In her four seasons working on the show, she produced pieces on Wayne Thiebaud, The San Francisco Ballet, and Maya Lin, among many others. Her work on the series earned her three Northern California Emmy nominations. Adrienne went on to work with non-profit media company The Working Group as a producer on their PBS film "Not In Our Town; Light In the Darkness," a portrait of a Long Island community in the aftermath of a hate crime. Adrienne has also worked on Austin City Limits' presentation of The Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, ABC's Nightline, and the PBS series Life 360. Adrienne graduated from Vassar College with a degree in Fine Art. She grew up listening to lots of acoustic jazz guitar.
Bob Calo, Senior Producer
Bob Calo's 30-year career in television producing and storytelling began at KQED in San Francisco, where (along with Sound Tracks EP Steve Talbot) he produced news and documentaries over a 10-year period. He spent the next decade in New York, producing first for ABC News Primetime Live and then for NBC News, as a Broadcast Producer for the newsmagazine Dateline. During that time, he produced stories and breaking news throughout the U.S. and a dozen foreign countries, including assignments in Pakistan, Croatia, Chile, Kenya and Somalia. His work has been honored with Emmy, IRE, and National Headliner Awards, among others. In 2000, he joined the faculty of the Graduate School of Journalism at UC Berkeley. He's had a parallel career as a jazz guitarist, and can be heard performing around the Bay Area.
ONLINE EDITOR/AVID SUPERVISOR
Paul James Zahnley
TITLE AND WEB DESIGN
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Y'en a Marre
Roll Back Malaria Partnership
Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
June Mesina Ouellette
DIRECTOR OF TV PRODUCTION
WEB SITE CREDITS
Marie K. Lee
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