Mimi Edmunds has worked in non-fiction storytelling for three decades. As a broadcast journalist with CBS for 15 years, including eleven at 60 Minutes, and at CBS's documentary unit, she then worked at PBS, the Discovery Network, in Maryland, Washington, and Arizona. Her films have won Emmy nominations and Cable awards. She currently works on independent productions.
With a BA in Humanities from the University of California, Berkeley, an MA from Columbia University in Anthropology and International education, and an ABD in Anthropology from the University of Connecticut, she has taught at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School, and currently teaches at Emerson College in Boston, as well as being a member of the MFA faculty in film at Maine Media. She has served on the Advisory board of the both Maine Media and now of the Annapolis Film Festival in Maryland. She has taught every summer at the Workshops since the late 80s, including workshops in Oaxaca, Havana, and Dubai.
Since leaving the networks, her independent productions include working on "If I could", "The Wolf Returns to Yellowstone", and "Out of the Darkness". She recently completed work with Lauren Shaw on a feature documentary, "Angkor's Children" profiling the cultural renaissance in Cambodia through three young women artists, to be released this summer. See trailer below.