Mimi Edmunds has worked in non-fiction storytelling for three decades. She was a broadcast journalist with CBS for 15 years, including eleven at 60 Minutes, and at CBS’s documentary unit. She then worked at PBS and the Discovery Network, and also wrote and produced for PBS’ newsmagazine Arizona Illustrated. Her films have won Emmy nominations and Cable awards. She currently works on independent productions.
Mimi has taught at Maine Media since 1986, including workshops in Oaxaca, Mexico and Havana, Cuba. 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 was an Adjunct Professor in Journalism at Emerson College in Boston. She has a B.A. in the Humanities, University of California, Berkeley, an M.F.A. in Creative Non-Fiction from The Stonecoast Program in Creative Writing of University of Southern Maine, and an M.A. in Anthropology & International Education, Columbia University.