About the Instructor

Ron Rudaitis

A three-time Emmy® Award-winning filmmaker, six-time Emmy® nominee, and international film and video festival winner, Ron Rudaitis has directed and produced numerous national PBS documentaries.  His documentary films have aired on over 300 television stations across the country, including Farming the Future: Farm Life on Long Island; Suburban America: Problems & Promise; A Bridge Between Silence and Sound; The Puerto Ricans: Our American Story; The Italian Americans PBS series; Alzheimer’s: Is There Hope?, as well as episodes in the New York The Way It Was nostalgia series and ESPN Classic’s Sports Century series. A storyteller at heart, he brings passion and professionalism to every subject he explores: culture, history, health, science, sports, the environment, entertainment, or lifestyle.