What Price Innocence?
‘When They See Us’ Recounts the Journey of Five Wrongfully Convicted Teens

June 7, 2019

In 1989, five teenagers of color were arrested and accused of the rape and brutal beating of a white woman who had been jogging in Central Park. Although the DNA on the rape kit didn’t match any of the young men, they were first coerced to “confess” and convicted by juries in two separate trials in 1990. Dubbed the Central Park Five, the boys became men during their six to 13 years in prison before a convicted serial rapist confessed to the attacks in 2002. […]

La ‘Vida’ Familiar: A Latinx Homecoming

June 7, 2019

I had forgotten just how much of myself my work asks me to leave at the door until I worked on Vida. The Starz network show, which had its second season premiere on May 23, was the first network television show on which I’ve ever had the pleasure of being asked to assist. My head didn’t stop spinning from the offer until several weeks into working on the series’ debut season last year. When it finally did stop, it landed smack-dab in the middle of the significance that Vida would have not just for me, but for television itself. […]

A Network State of Mind:
A Guide to Cultivating Job Opportunities

May 7, 2019

Each of our collective origin stories began with a singular decision, finding success in one of the most competitive job markets in the world: Hollywood. Your own personal journey might have started in high school A/V club, college or even later in life with the decision to change careers. […]

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