Senior Producer and Partnership ManagerCompany: Twin Cities PBS (TPT)
Role: Session Presenter Session: The Power of Media to Tell Diverse Stories: Serving Cultural Communities through Animation, Live Action Video Shorts, and Documentary Storytelling (S4-J)
Daniel Pierce Bergin is the senior producer and partnership manager for Twin Cities Public Television (TPT). His productions include such regional Emmy-winners as “Lowertown: The Rise of an Urban Village”; “North Star: Minnesota’s Black Pioneers,” and “Legacy Letters,” a series about protecting Minnesota’s heritage. His “Literature & Life: The Givens Collection” was named the Best History Documentary at the Prized Pieces International Black Film Festival, and he produced “Don’t Believe the Hype,” TPT’s Emmy award-winning youth media program.
Bergin is a Minneapolis native and University of Minnesota graduate who has served on the boards of Intermedia Arts, St. Paul Neighborhood Network, and IFP MN. He is also an adjunct instructor at St. Cloud State University, and was a Minnesota State Arts Board Fellow and a 2001 Bush Leadership Fellow. He was named one of the “40 under 40” in 2003 by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, and an Artist of the Year by City Pages.