New York WIF taps prexy

Graeber makes return to org's board

NEW YORK — Television producer and Great Plains Prods. founder Carey Graeber has been named president of the New York Women in Film & Television.

New gig marks Graeber’s second stint on the org board; she previously served as vice president.

Exec director Terry Lawler said Graeber has extensive experience as a TV producer and a keen understanding of the status of women in the business.

Graeber’s latest project was the docu “Heartbeat to Heartbeat: Women and Heart Disease,” which aired earlier this year on PBS. She was senior producer along with New York Women in Film & Television member Mona Kanin.

She served as producer for MSNBC’s “The Making of the Death Pilots” and “The New Heroin Epidemics: Along Comes the Horse.” She also produced several award-winning documentaries in association with Detroit NBC affiliate WDIV, including “The Freedom Train,” “Rosa Parks,” “The Path to Freedom” and “The Range.”

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