Ted Rubenstein is a professional television journalist with more than 20 years experience producing documentaries, series, newsmagazine segments, multi-subject multi-hour programs, and internet content. He has won a number of awards for his work – including a Peabody Award, a DuPont Award and an Emmy – and has been nominated for many others.
Rubenstein has extensive experience in the field, both domestically and internationally and has produced programming that originated in remote locations from the Mississippi Delta to Bolivia to the West Bank.
Rubenstein takes a project from concept to execution. His extensive production experience is all-inclusive, from developing and managing budgets, overseeing research, field production, writing, editing, post-production and website content to production of the finished work. Rubenstein is fluent in many forms of story-telling, with investigations, personality profiles, complex political stories and traditional documentaries in his portfolio.
Rubenstein’s media career began with the Hi-Boone, his high school newspaper. Newspaper and radio work continued at the college level. Prior to his documentary work, he co-Executive Produced the acclaimed Funtone USA recording catalogue which includes RuPaul, Now Explosion, and Pop Tarts. A new digital release of the catalogue is scheduled for Summer, 2007.
Rubenstein was raised in Mississippi and is a proud graduate of the Booneville public schools. He holds a BA in English from the University of Virginia and an AA in Commercial Music from Georgia State University. His career as a producer of documentary films at CNN spanned two decades. He has been an invited guest lecturer to varied audiences from graduate journalism students at Colorado University to fifth graders at Cook Elementary in Atlanta, Georgia.
A resident of Atlanta, he is active in community affairs and among other things supports The Atlanta Food Bank, the teen newspaper VOX, and listener-supported radio station WRFG.
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