Mini Bio (1)
Phil Sturholm is a 35-year veteran of television production, winning 32 regional Emmy Awards, a Peabody, and a DuPont Award for his news photography and filmmaking. He graduated from Oregon State University and began a career in television news that took him to KING-TV and KIRO-TV in Seattle, and PM Magazine. He teaches broadcast writing and production at Seattle Community Colleges and Seattle University. He has been inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Seattle chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
For ITVS, Sturholm co-produced, shot and edited Kontum Diary (1994), which follows Paul Reed - an American Vietnam War Veteran - in his emotional journey back to Vietnam to return a diary to a former North Vietnamese soldier he once fought, and a sequel, Kontum Diary: The Journey Home (1999). Sturholm was director of photography for the national Emmy-nominated Two Decades and a Wakeup (1991). He won a National Press Photographers Award for Reflections Of China (1979), as one of the first American TV photographers to enter the People's Republic of China.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Phil Sturholm