Mitchell, Joyce

Mitchell, J

Joyce Mitchell has produced and written memorable, powerful
television programming for more than 30 years. After stints at KVIE,
KCRA, KOVR and Capitol News Service, she formed 4 U Productions
to create social cause and health-related documentaries. After covering
AIDS issues in the mid ‘80s, she founded the Capital City AIDS Fund for
which she has raised more than $70,000 in scholarships for people with
AIDS. Her national and regional awards attest to the strength of her
work and her commitment to using the medium to make a difference. Her
projects, some of which have aired on PBS and Discovery Network,
have been honored with three Emmy® awards, 19 Emmy® nominations
and the Associated Press California-Nevada Best Documentary. Mitchell
has also been recognized for her work on domestic violence by the
California State Assembly, the El Dorado Women’s Center, the BT
Collins Golden Hook Award, and The San Joaquin Women’s Center. She
also taught in the California State University, Sacramento journalism
department from 1989 to 2006.

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