Maggie is an award-winning filmmaker and senior producer at AJ+, Al Jazeera Media Network’s digital media channel. She has local, national and international reporting experience with a focus in video and documentary production for digital, mobile and social platforms. Currently, Maggie directs the AJ+ show “Untold America,” a series she created which explores underrepresented, forgotten and misunderstood communities in the U.S., and has had millions of views on YouTube and Facebook.
Maggie has a masters in documentary film from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. She has written stories and produced videos for Al Jazeera, The Wall Street Journal, Alternet, San Francisco Bay Guardian, Santa Clara Magazine and others.
Her short film, “The Trouble With Bread” (2013), won a Cine Golden Eagle Award and screened at several film festivals, including the Mill Valley Film Festival, United Nations Association Film Festival and the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. It is available for purchase through Bullfrog Films.