MEET CORA 

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Cora Atkinson is a producer and filmmaker.  Her many years of experience has afforded her the opportunity to work with some of the world's top media companies such as Radical Media, VICELAND, National Geographic and MTV. She also worked for GMMB a political ad firm based in Washington D.C. which was one of the agencies of record for the 44th President of the United States of America Barack Obama.  

 

In 2018 she produced the independent documentary film “Don’t Be Nice” chronicling the lives of 5 young black poets creating art, protesting the status quo and competing for the National Poetry Slam.  It is an official 2018 selection for Hot Docs Film festival and AFI selection.   

 

Television is Cora’s first love.  She has produced and managed episodes of the Viceland cult favorite Balls Deep where she helped produce an episode featuring the First Lady of the United States of America Mrs. Michelle Obama. The episode also followed homeless veterans finding permeant housing due to the first lady’s initiative surrounding Veterans and ending homelessness.    

 

She holds a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from Howard University where she majored in Television Production.  Cora also holds a master's degree in Strategic Public Relations from George Washington University. She currently lives in New York City, loves shopping, reading, watching TV of course and grabbing a nice meal with family and friends.