Sarah Holbrooke is the executive director of the Pinhead Institute, a non-profit providing STEM education to school children in rural southwestern Colorado. Before joining the organization in April 2014, she was a filmmaker and Peabody award-winning television producer, working for ABC News, CBS News and CNN. She collaborated with anchors such as Peter Jennings, Katie Couric and Larry King. As a television producer, Sarah specialized in particularly complicated and daunting field production, organizing shoots at the Museum of Natural History, the red carpet at the Oscars and filming in medical operating theaters. She also was a senior booker for several networks including CNN where she arranged on-air interviews with leading opinion makers, scientists, and celebrities. Sarah is a graduate of Wesleyan University, with a double major in English and Psychology with a concentration in BioPsych. After living in New York city for two decades, she now lives in Telluride with her husband David, the Festival Director of Telluride Mountainfilm, her three children and her two dogs. In her spare time she enjoys rock climbing, hiking, biking and relaxing with a good book.
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