Jersey City, NJ, USA
Rich began his media career as a segment producer for CBS Radio News in San Francisco, CA. He has since worked in the NY market for more than 15 years as an editor, producer and camera op. His experience ranges from work with executive producer Warrington Hudlin (“Boomerang”, “House Party”), to interviewing political and entertainment figures such as President Bill Clinton, Michael Bloomberg & Taylor Swift. Recently, Rich worked as a main editor and producer on the docu-drama television series “Life After”. He has cut and produced promo materials for Food Network’s “Chopped” and Comedy Central’s “Broad City”. Rich has also edited many non-fiction television programs on historical topics as diverse as Louis Armstrong and Ellis Island.
In addition to his freelance work, his first independently produced documentary, “A Modern Hat Story”, won the Director’s Choice Award at the Black Maria Film Festival and aired on PBS. His documentary, “A Kite Tale”, was shown at the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, the Newburyport Documentary Film Festival, and the Iowa City Documentary Film Festival. His current project “The Irritable Heart – The Story of Sergeant Twiggs”, is a feature length documentary about the life of SSgt. Travis Twiggs that has received funding from both The Paul Robeson Fund for Independent Media and the Puffin Foundation.