Harry Wiland

| Imagine Democracy

| Founder

HARRY WILAND graduated from Brooklyn College with a major in Bio-Chemistry and an MFA in Film & Television from Columbia University. He has won 6 EMMY awards for investigative journalism. In 2002, he co-founded the Media Policy Center in Santa Monica, CA. In 2006, he was elected as an Ashoka Lifetime Fellow (ashoka.org). Wiland created and taught a master’s program called Media for Social Justice from 2015-2019 at Woodbury University in Los Angeles. Media projects for PBS include: Do No Harm: The Opioid Epidemic, narrated by Ed Harris, is currently in distribution on public television in the U.S. and globally through Kanopy Streaming, and Journeyman Films. Current public television broadcasts include the 4-hour series Our Kids, based on — and hosted by — Harvard Professor Robert Putnam’s prize-winning book on bridging the opportunity gap between rich and poor children. The Imagine DemocracMedia Project is a 5-part series for PBS developed by Harvard University and Clark Atlanta University.

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