The Power Player Breakfast Series brings women at the top of their career game to NYWIFT for intimate, inspiring discussions on their current projects, working their ways to the top and other exciting industry insights!
For May, we welcome EMMY award-winning producer Geraldine Moriba. Geraldine Moriba is the Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion for CNN Worldwide, developing strategic business initiatives to support the newsroom and reported content. She is also currently an executive producer at CNN with the original program development.
As an independent filmmaker Moriba is the director, writer and executive producer of the recently released Until 20, a life-affirming documentary about how to measure a good life by facing fear and having the courage to love deeply. This feature has won accolades including the Austin Film Festival Marquee Film Audience Award and Excellence in Women’s Filmmaking at the European Independent Film Festival.
Moriba has served as the executive producer of CNN’s award-winning In America documentary series. At NBC News and MSNBC she was a senior producer of multi-platform special news projects, documentaries and election coverage. She has worked as a senior producer for Broadcast Standards, monitoring news reports on all NBC News platforms. She has also served as a producer for Dateline NBC.
Additionally, Moriba launched two daily news blogs – The Grio and CNN’s In America blog.
Recognition for her accomplishments as a producer includes five Emmy Awards, an Alfred I. DuPont Award, two Peabody Awards, two RTNDA-Unity Awards, two National Association of Black Journalists First Place Documentary Awards and more. In 2014 Moriba was the second recipient of the Anita Hill Gender Justice Award.
Produced by the Power Player Breakfast Committee
Bobbi Alpert, Christina Brown Fisher, Carey Graeber, Eileen Newman,
Julie Poll, Janet Stilson and Susan Wagner
Special Thanks to Power Player Breakfast Sponsor
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.