Deborah Acosta is a freelance multimedia producer, documentary filmmaker, and journalist. She is currently editing a feature-length political documentary that she shot and produced in Havana, Cuba, and is also working at The Miami Herald as an Online Producer. She holds a Master’s degree in Journalism from the University of Miami, and has worked extensively with the Knight Center Foundation on numerous multimedia projects, often as producer, videographer, and editor. Most recently she traveled to Hong Kong to work on My Story, My Goal a documentary and website that aims to humanize the United Nations Millenium Development Goals with stories from around the globe. Deborah has also traveled to: Morocco to create videos about intellectually disabled athletes for the Special Olympics; the Dominican Republic to work on a documentary and website about Haitian migrant women; the Czech Republic to lead a team of 30 people to create a multimedia website about green energy initiatives; Colombia to create a video on the plight of displaced peoples; and throughout the United States on various assignments. Her photographs and articles have been featured in The Miami Herald and The Sun Sentinel. Her next project will send her to Mexico to help shoot and edit a political documentary.
Much of Deborah’s work focuses on minority and migration issues, and can be viewed at www.DeborahAcosta.com.