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Phyllis Haynes, Producer Studio1network.com, Writer, Speaker
Phyllis Haynes is a 25-year on air broadcast veteran in network news and public affairs reporting. She served as the host of "Straight Talk" for WOR-TV and reported on major issues for ABC Evening News with Peter Jennings and the number one morning show Good Morning America. She received awards for her original independent documentary work. The Daily News heralded her independent production of Aids: The Facts of Life featuring Susan Sarandon as a great learning tool. Her documentary received an award from the American Film Institute and Billboard magazine.
She is also recognized for her work in the US and abroad on cross-cultural communications and new media. She received a grant through the Soros Foundation and the Hellenic Foundation to design and direct programs in Eastern Europe and Greece on issues of free expression for broadcast journalists. Her successful and impactful presentations on cross cultural issues brought her as a speaker to audiences of Asian Americans at MIT, NY Asian Chambers of Commerce,APEX, and recently Asian affinity groups at Goldman Sachs. Through her work as a professional specialist in journalism and documentary production attached to Emerson College in Boston she collaborated and developed conferences on what is now referred to as Internet Neutrality and also was appointed to the board of scientists and scholars of the International Society for Panetics an institution which was devoted to examining and ending the "infliction of suffering".
Her work is now is devoted to helping unsung thought leaders, inventors, and creatives increase their exposure and understand how to use the new media terrain to bring their work to the world. Google recognized her work on YouTube as an important independent contributor and invited Phyllis to participate within their YouTube Creators program where she was given the tools to expand within the new Google plan for video.
She is a founding board member of The Coach Initiative.
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