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Date and Location

May 4, 2023
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM EST
124 Mt. Auburn St. Building



​​​Tom would love to chat with any students interested in having ​a casual, general conversation exploring the interstections between journalism and documentary film. You can learn more about Tom's work here: http://www.okapiproductions.com/tom-casciato/

The office hours will be conducted in-person at The Shorenstein Center, but we can make other accommodations if needed. Please schedule a 20-min meeting via Calendly.

Tom Casciato is an award-winning filmmaker, director, writer, producer and executive who has created critically acclaimed nonfiction projects that have appeared on PBS, ABC, NBC, TBS, Showtime and more. He is currently directing a documentary about criminal justice in New Orleans, and is also a Special Correspondent for PBS NewsHour. He has recently served as the Senior Producer of PBS NewsHour Weekend. In 2015-16 he directed and produced two stories for the second season of the Emmy Award-winning climate-change series, Years Of Living Dangerously, featuring actors Don Cheadle and Ian Somerhalder. Previously, Tom served as WNET’s Director of News & Current Affairs and Executive Producer of two PBS documentary series, Wide Angle and Exposé: America’s Investigative Reports. His work has received awards including the Emmy, the duPont-Columbia Gold Baton, the Peabody Award, the Dateline Club’s Society of Professional Journalists’ First Amendment Award, the Harry Chapin Media Award, the Christopher Award and the Overseas Press Club Award. He is an International Documentary Association Enterprise Fund grantee, and has served as an adjunct professor advising documentary students at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. While at the Shorenstein Center, Tom will be producing a podcast series on the intersections between journalism and documentary film.