GERALDINE MORIBA

Content Creation & Curation

ADVISOR

Geraldine Moriba is a journalist who has had an indelible imprint on the culture of the newsrooms she’s been a part of.  She is a Filmmaker, Multiplatform Program Developer, Content Creator and the Founder of Moriba Media. She uses her passion for great storytelling as a tool for social responsibility. Her projects currently in development include a scripted film, a podcast, and documentaries.

Prior to launching her own media business Geraldine held a blended, influential role as an executive producer with the original program development team and the vice president of diversity and inclusion for CNN worldwide. Her responsibilities included developing original series, special projects, and programs for use on all CNN platforms.  Prior to CNN, she worked at NBC News and MSNBC.

She’s developed two successful daily news sites – The Grio and CNN’s In America. In its first six months, it became one of the three most popular CNN.com pages. The Grio continues to be influential with African American social media engagement and audience reach.

Geraldine’s awards include five Emmy Awards, an Alfred I. DuPont Award, two Peabody Awards, two RTNDA-Unity Awards, four New York Film Festival Awards, two National Association of Black Journalists First Place Documentary Awards, the US Films Video Festival Silver Screen Award, two National Headliner Awards, the Chris Award of the Columbus International Film and Video Festival, a Nancy Susan Reynolds Informational Documentary Finalist Award and more. Geraldine was awarded a Visiting Ferris Professorship of Journalism at Princeton University and in 2014 she was the second recipient of the Anita Hill Gender Justice Award. In 2016 Geraldine received the Council of Urban Professionals Catalyst Change Agent Award.