Molly Knight Raskin

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Molly Knight Raskin is a freelance writer, reporter and producer with more than a decade of experience in national media. She worked as an editor and reporter for The Baltimore Sun, as a political reporter for “The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer,” and has produced two hour-long documentaries for PBS:  “Where We Stand: America’s Schools in the 21st Century” and “A Cry for Help: Teenage Mental Illness and Suicide.”

She is the co-founder of Gravy Pictures, an independent film and production company focused on documentary-style storytelling. Her documentary “The Big Table,”  the story of the struggles of a family-owned dairy farm in the Hudson Valley, won the Audience Award at the 2011 NYC Food Film Festival.

She won a 2007 Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism and the 2010 American Psychoanalytic Association’s Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Molly is a graduate of the University of Virginia and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. She is a world traveler who seeks out offbeat, far-flung destinations, including Morocco, Ecuador, Ukraine, Turkey, Kenya, Guatemala, Russia, and Liberia.

Molly lives outside New York City with her husband and two young daughters.

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