Advisory Board Bio: Bari Scott

Bari ScottBari Scott has produced many multiplatform projects as executive director of the independent non-profit SoundVision Productions including The DNA Files; The Really Big Questions; Burn, An Energy Journal, and the intensive weeklong Science Literacy Workshops; won all the major awards, including the Peabody, Robert Wood Johnson, duPont-Columbia Silver Baton, and the Science Journalism “Pinnacle of Excellence” from AAAS, and been honored by many organizations, including the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Society of Professional Journalists, the National Federation of Community Broadcasters, the American Institute of Biological Sciences, and the Association of Women in Communications.

Bari’s earlier work includes The Racism Project; The Communications Revolution; The Grateful Dead Live New Year’s Eve national broadcast, and Blacks and Jews, a documentary that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and aired on the PBS series Point of View. She was coordinator of special events at the University of California’s Berkeley Art Museum, has independently produced a broad range of jazz and arts specials and live events, and sits on the board of many local and national organizations.

Bari is deeply involved in her Oakland, California community where she is a certified volunteer emergency instructor with the Oakland Fire Department.