Julie Winokur

Julie Winokur, Executive Director of Talking Eyes Media, has been a storyteller for over two decades, first as a magazine writer and then as a documentary filmmaker. She launched Talking Eyes Media in 2002 as a way to focus on creating visual media that catalyzes positive social change. Her work has appeared on PBS, the Documentary Channel, National Geographic Magazine, MediaStorm, and Discovery online, as well as in The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and MSNBC.com. Winokur is on the faculty of Rutgers University-Newark and has taught at the International Center of Photography in New York. Her current projects include Newest Americans, which examines immigration and identity, and Bring It to The Table, a film and interactive experience aimed at breaking down hyper-partisanship.