Katie Jennings

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Since 1983 Katieʼs natural science and cultural history documentaries have won numerous awards and film festival screenings. She has produced projects for National Geographic, the National Science Foundation, public television, art museums and private clients. Her Pacific Coast First Peoples films are featured at national museums and in the collections of over 250 international university and college libraries.

As a public television producer and executive producer for 15 years, Katieʼs documentaries and documentary series gathered numerous awards and aired worldwide. For a decade she oversaw film and video projects at IslandWood, a unique 250-acre outdoor learning center designed to provide exceptional learning experiences for 4th and 5th grade students. There she produced education projects for National Geographic and the National Science Foundation. Her cultural history documentaries featuring Pacific Coast First Peoples have been featured at national museums and are in the collections of over 250 international university and college libraries. In 2013 Katie returned to public television to lead Seattle’s involvement in QUEST: a multi-media, multi-station collaborative for sustainability science education funded by the National Science Foundation, and to establish a new Science/Environment production unit at KCTS 9. She has taught video production for college students, adults, and teens at George Washington University, the University of Washington, the Seattle Art Institute, 911 Media Arts, IslandWood, and the Seattle Department of Parks and Recreation. B.A. Harvard-Radcliffe College, Cum Laude in English Literature. M.A. Fielding Graduate University, Psychology (Media)

New Day Films by Katie Jennings

Awards & Accolades

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian screenings
National Geographic All Roads Film Festival
"Best Feature Documentary" nominee, American Indian Film Festival
Special screening, United Nations
Blue Ribbon, American Film & Video Festival
Bronze Apple, National Educational Media Competition
Winner, Best Educational Documentary, Emmy Awards
Palm Springs Native American Film Festival
Big Sky Film Festival
Nell Award, Women in Film/Seattle
American Women in Radio and Television
Seattle Art Museum installations (4)
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