Keisha Katz is a Queens native and media professional with experience creating content for both television and digital platforms. During her television career, she contributed to fast-paced breaking-news specials, long-form documentary series and celebrity clip shows—scaling a broad range of topics. Her clients included NBC, ABC, Lifetime Network, The Weather Channel, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Animal Planet, The History Channel and The National Geographic Channel.
She dabbled into the digital scene from 2013-2015 with the launch of RealGoodSports.com, a website that highlighted athletes and their charities. She has also written for NBCNews.com, TheGrio.com, Sharpheels.com and Motivos Magazine.
Driven by a desire to see the industry she loves move toward diversity and inclusion, she joined Reel Works in November 2017. Reel Works is a youth media organization that provides high-level free filmmaking courses to NYC youth. Keisha was no stranger to Reel Works when she joined the team, having been a program participant during her senior year of high school. Today, Keisha serves as the Industry Liaison at Reel Works orchestrating partnerships with organizations to provide unique opportunities to Reel Works youth. She also co-facilitates career readiness workshops and manages the internship program for ages 16-24.
Keisha holds a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism with a minor in Spanish from Temple University. She is a member of Sigma Lambda Upsilon/Señoritas Latinas Unidas Sorority, Inc. She also serves as the Technical Arts Director of the at Epiphany Church in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn.
Find out more about my journey into the TV industry in this interview on Sharpheels.com.
Recognizeable Work: Part of a team reporting from Charlottesville the week up to the rally and the day of the August 12th rally for the National Geographic Channel with leading journalist Katie Couric. I was responsible for directing a camera crew, finding story-leads, and doing interviews during the rally. The episode is a 2018 Front Page Award recipient in the category of Long-Form Documentary.