Director, Open Documentary Lab
swolozin AT mit DOT edu
Sarah Wolozin initiates and oversees activities related to the lab including partnerships, projects and events that support the emerging field of digital storytelling. She also manages lab operations. Before coming to MIT, she produced documentaries and educational media for a wide variety of media outlets including PBS, History Channel, Learning Channel, NPR, and for various websites and educational technologies. Her work includes an episode of the PBS series, America’s Sorting Machine: Unequal Access to College, the last episode of the PBS series, This Far By Faith: African-American Spiritual Journeys, and the Peabody-winning series, I’ll Make Me A World: African-American Arts, for which she served as associate producer. She started experimenting with the Web back in the early stages of its public use and produced an award-winning interactive website based on a comic book character. Whatever the platform, her main interest is in enabling diversity of voice and provoking discussion and action through a good story.