Project Lead: Minnesota Remembers VietnamCompany: Twin Cities PBS (TPT)
Role: Session Presenter Session: The Story Wall: Personal Storytelling and the Vietnam War (Learning Lab 8)
Katie Carpenter, project lead, joined Twin Cities PBS–TPT to lead the development and production of the station-wide and statewide project, “Minnesota Remembers Vietnam.” She is an Emmy Award- and Murrow Award-winning multimedia producer with a passion for creative storytelling and community-building. In this role, she works closely with community organizations, veterans’ groups, and other PBS stations to extend the impact of the initiative and create opportunities for meaningful dialog, education, and storytelling.
Previously, Katie led multimedia community engagement initiatives at WITF (PBS/NPR affiliate in Harrisburg, Pa.) and had her own web design and development business. She also has more than a decade of experience as a video editor in both the advertising and television industries.