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Visiting Fellow

2017-18 Visiting Fellow Children’s media producer Brett Pierce

Brett is the founder and Executive Director of Meridian Stories, a digital storytelling nonprofit for middle and high schoolers, now in its sixth year. Brett is currently the Co-Executive Producer of a radio drama, Sawa Shabab (Together Youth), targeting youth in South Sudan and recently completed four years as Co-Executive Producer of a ground-breaking TV series for Iraqi teens called Salam Shabab (Peace, Youth). Both programs are sponsored by the US Institute of Peace and Peace Tech Labs. He has worked extensively with Sesame Workshop in New York