ALBÍZU AND THE AMERICAN CENTURY (in postproduction). Development Writer. Public television documentary about 20th-century independence leader Pedro Albízu Campós, the Malcolm X of Puerto Rico. Directed by Michael Torres. Winner, LATINO PUBLIC BROADCASTING GRANT.

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Albízu and the American Century trailer

STILL ALIVE!/¡SEGUIMOS VIVOS! (in postproduction). Cowriter. Feature-length documentary about a Guatemalan youth arts collective that performs political street theater, practices yoga and meditation, and proves that love and forgiveness are powerful alternatives to violence. Directed by Mischa Prince/Producciones Xocomil. Winner, PARE LORENTZ GRANT.

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Still Alive!/¡Seguimos Vivos! trailer

TALES OF THE WARÍA (2012). Development Writer. 1-hour PBS documentary tells stories of love and loss from three transgenders from Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim country. Produced/directed by Kathy Huang. Winner, ITVS PRODUCTION GRANT.

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Tales of the Waría trailer

THE LAKE OF FIRE (2007). Segment Producer. 152-minute theatrical documentary about abortion debate in America. Directed Washington, DC, field shoots during President Clinton's Inauguration and Roe v. Wade anniversary protests. Tony Kaye Productions.

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Lake of Fire trailer

ANGELS IN THE DUST (2007). Development Writer. Developed treatment for award-winning 90-minute theatrical documentary on a pioneering South African AIDS orphanage. Directed by Louise Hogarth/Participant Productions.

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complete Angels in the Dust

TWO RIVERS (2006). Cowriter. 1-hour PBS documentary about Native American reconciliation in the Pacific Northwest. Greenleaf Street Productions.

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Two Rivers trailer

A&E BIOGRAPHY (2004-2005). Writer. The pre-eminent primetime biography series.

URBAN JUNGLE (2004). Story Editor/Post Producer. 13-hour documentary/reality series that asks: Can nine privileged youths survive a month in the barrio? For SíTV, the first U.S. Latino television network with all-English programming.

HOW DO I LOOK? (2004). Post Producer. Hourlong reality/makeover series for The Style Network.

IT’S GOOD TO BE... (2003). Producer-Writer. Hit half-hour celebrity lifestyles series for E! Entertainment Television.

ROYALTY A-Z (2002). Producer-Writer. 11-hour primetime documentary miniseries on the British royal family for E! Entertainment Television.

E! TRUE HOLLYWOOD STORY (1997-2003). Senior Producer-Writer. Emmy Award-nominated biography series on entertainment icons. Two-hour primetime programs on Alfred Hitchcock, the Beatle Wives, Ben Affleck & Matt Damon, Burt Reynolds (Prism Award nominee), Dallas, Jane Fonda, John Lennon, Marilyn Monroe, Married…with Children, Michael Jackson, Natalie Wood, Richard Pryor (Prism Award nominee), Rod Serling & The Twilight Zone, Sammy Davis Jr., the Scream movies, Steve McQueen, The Price Is Right.

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E! True Hollywood Story: The Final Days of John Lennon (segment 3/8)

ARTBEAT (1985-1986). Writer-Host. Primetime weekly art & architecture feature for National Public Radio’s Los Angeles flagship station, KCRW-FM. Aired during All Things Considered in station’s highest-rated time slot.

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On-the-set still from Still Alive/¡Seguimos vivos! by Diana Rico.