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Jim Lehrer & Robert MacNeil

Jim Lehrer & Robert MacNeil

For over thirty years, millions of Americans and citizens of the world have turned to MacNeil/Lehrer ProductionsOff-site linkfor the solid, reliable reporting that has made the NewsHour one of the most trusted news programs in television. MacNeil/Lehrer Productions also produces award-winning documentaries, Web sites, interactive DVD's, civic engagement projects and educational programs for a growing list of clients.

Susan Mills, photo by Cable Risdon

Susan Mills

Susan Mills
Executive Producer  

Susan Mills joined THE NEWSHOUR in 1983. She directs new MLP programming initiatives on cable, network television and other media outlets. Recent productions launched by Mills include DO YOU SPEAK AMERICAN?; THE FIRST LADY: PUBLIC PERCEPTIONS, PRIVATE LIVES; DEBATING OUR DESTINY; BY THE PEOPLE; and LADY BIRD JOHNSON.

Mills began at MLP as a foreign affairs producer specializing in Latin America and the Philippines. She covered breaking news, including the Falklands War, the rise of the Sandinistas in Mangua, drug-running in Bolivia, the war in El Salvador and the fall of Ferdinand Marcos in Manila. She later served as managing producer for the NEWSHOUR in New York City overseeing videotape reports and graphics for the program.

Mills' reporting and programming work have been recognized by four Emmy awards, ten Emmy nominations, a George Foster Peabody Award, an Alfred I. Dupont Award, Ohio State University's Journalism Award and the Gavel Award from the American Bar Association.


Ricki Green

Ricki Green

Ricki Green
Senior Producer

Ricki Green is a media executive, television producer, and broadcast journalist with over 25 years of experience in non-fiction television. She and her production company, Ever Green Communications have collaborated on many public television productions with MacNeil/Lehrer Productions including Lady Bird, The First Lady: Public Expectations Private Lives and a 2-hour live special for By the People.

Formerly Green was Vice President of News and Public Affairs for WETA TV, producer of Washington Week in Review and served as executive producer for WETA productions. She has also produced documentaries for the Discovery networks.  Among her clients are National Public Radio (NPR) and the Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA).

Over the years Ricki Green has won more than 60 awards for work including Emmys, a DuPont Columbia award and a Peabody award, among the most prestigious in broadcasting. She is a member of Women in Film and Video and in 2003 received their Woman of Vision award.

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