Karlyn Michelson is an Emmy award-winning multimedia producer, video journalist, and documentary editor. Her video journalism for Time Magazine includes the multimedia website “Beyond 9/11: Portraits of Resilience,” a ten-part series on the Bill of Rights, segments on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the 2010 midterm elections, Barack Obama’s biography and presidential campaign, and policy reform in Washington D.C.’s school system. As the Senior Producer for Complex Media, she was the creative director and oversaw video production, post-production and roll-out for roughly 30 videos every month. The Global Nomads Group sent Michelson to Haiti two months after the January 12, 2010 earthquake, where she produced stories that focused on youth and education. Michelson produced television news segments on Islamophobia and the “big three” credit rating agencies for Turkish Public Television’s news magazine “The West Side.” Most recently, Michelson produced the 30-minute documentary “Youth Court,” which explores an innovative juvenile criminal court in Red Hook, Brooklyn, following the lives of three Brooklyn teenagers. The documentary is currently in post-production.
Michelson edited the 60-minute PBS documentary “Anti-Semitism in the 21st Century,” winner of the 2007 CINE Golden Eagle, and the feature-length “A Cantor’s Tale,” winner of six international festival awards. Her other credits include HBO, NIKE, the Sundance Channel and the Oxygen Network.