Film Crew

John Mikytuck- Producer, Writer, Director

John Mikytuck is an Emmy award-winning journalist, writer, and producer and the creator and host of several web tv series.   Mikytuck has produced, written and directed for the History Channel and A&E Television, and has written for the New York Press, Cornell Chronicle, Manhattan Times, and the Editorial Board of the Key West Citizen. Mikytuck received an Emmy award for Advanced Media- Public Affairs from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences,  Health Reporting Award from the New York Press Association, and a Paul Rykoff Coleman Foundation Award.  He received a B.S. from Cornell University and an M.S. in journalism from Columbia University.
Christine Kiernan- Associate Producer
Christine Kiernan has associate produced documentaries for National Geographic, the History Channel, Discovery Channel and PBS.  She began her career in the mid-1990s working in Moscow as a newscaster on local radio and as a researcher for the Los Angeles Times. Christine has also organized training seminars for journalists in Tajikistan for Internews, an NGO that works to strengthen local independent media. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
Jason Kichline- Editor
Jason Kichline is an Emmy award-winning editor.  Kichline’s over fifteen years in the film/video industry began as a youth, helping his father shoot wedding videos in rural Pennsylvania.  Kichline began working in New Media  in 2003 and received the first Emmy award for Advanced  Media- Pubic  Affairs as a producer on Reporting AIDS, a web-television show.   Jason received his B.A. in Film and Media Arts from Temple University and an M.A. in Media Studies from The New School in Manhattan.
Heather Freudenthal- Editor
Heather Freudenthal, a native New Yorker, studied film and video productions as an undergraduate at Manhattanville College. From there she earned a Master’s Degree in Media Studies from The New School in downtown Manhattan.