Jon Alpert has won three Primetime Emmy Awards, eleven News & Documentary Emmy Awards and one National Emmy for Sports Programming, as well as three Colombia DuPont Awards, two Overseas Press Club Awards and a Peabody Award. Over the past thirty-five years, Jon Alpert has received international acclaim for his intrepid work in such hot spots as Iraq (during the Gulf War and recently), Nicaragua, Afghanistan, Cambodia, Vietnam, Cuba, the former Soviet Union and the Philippines. More than a hundred of his reports from across the United States and around the world have been widely broadcast on HBO, NBC, ABC, CBS, PBS, ESPN, Canadian and Japanese major networks. Alpert is the Co-founder and Co-Director of the Downtown Community Television Center (DCTV), a non-profit community media arts center, which is located in a landmark Tribeca firehouse in New York City.
Tracie Holder is a filmmaker and consultant for Women Make Movies and for Active Voice. Among her recent film credits are Consulting Producer on Sun Come Up, 2011 Academy Award nominee for best documentary short; Co-Director/Producer/Writer of Joe Papp In Five Acts, a co-production with PBS/American Masters; and Segment Line Producer on Rebirth which premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. Holder is a former board member of New York Women in Film & Television, and Manhattan Neighborhood Network; panelist for the New York Council for the Hu¬mani¬ties and the New York State Council for the Arts; a guest lecturer for film organizations and universities; producer of corporate videos; and consultant on numerous documentary projects.