Ellen Goosenberg Kent
Ellen Goosenberg Kent ("Treating Stimulant Addiction: The CBT Approach") has earned four Primetime Emmy® Awards, a Peabody Award and numerous other honors for excellence in non-fiction television. She recently directed and produced the HBO special "I Have Tourette's but Tourette's Doesn't Have Me," which earned an Emmy® this year for Outstanding Children's Program. She traveled across the U.S. to film stories about how American cities, companies and ordinary citizens are responding to the challenges of global warming for the HBO documentary "Too Hot Not To Handle." Her other credits include "Middle School Confessions," hosted by Samuel L. Jackson, and "Reading Your Heart Out," which earned honors at the Toronto Film Festival and Viewfinders International Film Festival for Youth; the Emmy®- and Peabody-winning "How Do You Spell God?"; and the Emmy®-nominated "Brett Killed Mom: A Sister's Diary." Her other Emmy®-winning projects include "Going, Going Almost Gone! Animals in Danger," and "Happy to Be Nappy: Stories of Me." Goosenberg Kent co-created and executive produced the Disney Channel original series "Out of the Box" and was director of news and specials at VH-1.