|This article needs additional citations for verification. (November 2012)|
|Born||New York City|
|Education||University at Buffalo, The State University of New York (B.A.)
Stony Brook University
The Calhoun School
|Occupation||Professor, journalist, film producer, television producer|
Belle Adler is an associate professor of journalism at Northeastern University School of Journalism. Adler specializes in television news. Her courses include TV News Production, TV News writing, Journalism 3 (Visual journalism), and Interpreting the Day's News. Before teaching at the university, Adler was a local television news executive where she was an investigative producer and tape editor. She had previously been employed by several broadcasting stations like KGO-TV, WCBS-TV, and KQED and cable stations like CNN, A&E, Discovery Channel, and Animal Planet.
Belle Adler specialized in documentary productions and is credited with producing Murder for Hire for the Discovery Channel; American Dream, American Nightmare for A&E's Investigative Reports, narrated by Bill Kurtis; Operation Animal Shield for Animal Planet and Discovery International, and was research director for Drugs on Public Lands, an A&E production.
Awards and honors
Adler was awarded fellowships and honors with the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, who honored Adler in 2002 with an AOPA award for Best Documentary for "Operation Animal Shield" which documented efforts to catch elephant and rhino poachers in East Africa. She earned a Sidney Hillman Foundation award in 2001 for her documentary "American Dream, American Nightmare"—this report investigated the effects of the 1996 Immigration Reform Acts on legal resident aliens in the United States—resulting in INS reviews of the cases investigated. Adler was a winner and participant of two fellowships: The William Benton Fellowship at the University of Chicago and the Jefferson Fellowship at the East/West Center of the University of Hawaii in Oahu.
Adler is a member of Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) and the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ). She is a past member of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (AEJMC).
|This article about a film producer is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|