Katie is a director and producer who has worked on the award-winning documentaries 39 Pounds of Love (HBO/Cinemax), To Die in Jerusalem (HBO), 51 Birch Street (HBO/Cinemax), After the Storm (LOGO) and American Teen (A&E), and the MTV docu-series True Life, MADE and 16 and Pregnant. Katie directed and shot UR Life Online for A&E Classroom. This educational film about online sexual solicitation and cyberbullying received an Emmy nomination in 2008 for Single Camera Editing. Brooklyn Castle, Katie’s feature directorial debut, is a SXSW Audience Award winner, a Christopher Award winner and an NAACP Image Awards nominee. Brooklyn Castle was broadcast on PBS’s acclaimed POV series and is currently being adapted into a scripted feature by Sony Pictures and Scott Rudin Productions. Katie has appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Steve Harvey Show, NPR’s All Things Considered, CBS This Morning, CNN’s The Starting Point, MSNBC’s The Cycle and FOX and Friends. In 2010 she and her husband Nelson co-founded television and film production company Rescued Media in Greenpoint, Brooklyn where they live with their daughter Leela and their rescue dog Duffy.