Cynthia Farrar

Date
Fri, Mar 5 2021, 1:15 - 3pm
Speaker
Cynthia Farrar, Co founder and CEO, Purple States
Event Sponsor
McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society
Cynthia Farrar
Biography

Cynthia leads the company and works with John to develop ideas and assemble partners. She has executive produced or produced many of the company's series, including the Cities Project, Cultures and Health, The Next President’s Immigration Story, Strange Bedfellows, Learn to Earn, and the 2008 election series.

Cynthia is pursuing partnerships with organizations that are trying to make American democracy more participatory and to counter political divisiveness. She is also considering video’s potential as a way to bring home the implications of climate change.

Cynthia helps partners design strategies for distributing stories and assessing their influence. She is exploring digital storytelling’s value to local media as a combined reporting and audience engagement tool.