Chris Hastings, Executive Producer / Editorial Manager of Content, WORLD Channel and WORLDChannel.org
Chris Hastings oversees content development, acquisition, and production, as well as day-to-day operations of WORLD channel. As Executive Producer, he is co-curator of the award-winning documentary program “America Reframed,” and “Local, USA” and “Your Voice, Your Story.” “America ReFramed” has won three Telly Awards and a Gracie honor for “outstanding series” featuring programming for and by women. The series has been nominated for a national News and Documentary Emmy and by the International Documentary Association for Best Curated Documentary Series.
Hastings has presented at various conferences, including Integrated Media Association, MiT5 at MIT, The Achievement Gap Initiative at Harvard University, Silver Docs Festival, AFI Festival, and SXSW Film Festival. Hastings is a regular collaborator and content advisor to National Black Programming Consortium, Vision Maker Media, Pacific Islanders in Communication, American Documentary, Inc., and National Association of Latino Independent Producers. He also served as a juror for the Center for Asian American Media CAAM Fest 2015.