Carol Nahra (COM300 Digital Britain: Engaging the User; TRF560 Documenting Reality: Factual Formats in British Film & TV)

Carol Nahra is a freelance journalist, documentary producer and media studies lecturer based in London, England. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Carol has written extensively about the factual television industry for publications including Realscreen, Dox and International Documentary. She has been associated longterm with the UK’s largest documentary film festival, Sheffield Doc/Fest, where she writes the film catalogue, sits on the Advisory Board, and works as an Associate Programmer. As a documentary producer she has helped bring to the screen a number of creative documentaries on topics ranging from climate change to religion to mental health. She produced the feature length documentary Secrets of the Tribe, which aired on HBO and the BBC, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and has played at more than 60 film festivals. cnahra@syr.edu