Mimi Edmunds has been a broadcast journalist for 22 years, working for CBS's 60 Minutes for over a decade, and then the documentary divisions of CBS, the Discovery Network, and PBS.
Mimi has a B.A. in the Humanities, University of California, Berkeley; M.A. in Anthropology and International Education, Columbia University; and is a PhD candidate, ABD, University of Connecticut, Storrs. She has taught at the Workshops every summer since 1986, including workshops in Oaxaca, Mexico and Havana, Cuba. Several of her films have won awards for cinematography and production. She also wrote and produced for PBS's news magazine, Arizona Illustrated, from 1999 until 2002.
With an educational background in visual anthropology, she has also taught documentary filmmaking and broadcast journalism at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Mimi teaches in the Professional Certificate in Film program and is a member of the MFA faculty.