Kathie Farnell is a writer and independent radio and television producer based in Foley, Alabama. She is president and founder of Artemis Media Project, a nonprofit corporation which develops and produces quality media projects in collaboration with state-of-the-art technical facilities.
She is the recipient of a
Gabriel Award and Gold and Bronze Worldmedals from the New
York Festivals for her work as co-producer and project
director on “Remembering Slavery”, the landmark 1998 public
radio series which used rare archival recordings to tell
stories about the daily lives of slaves in their own voices.
Radio projects include “Honky Tonks, Hymns and the Blues,” a
series with Murray Street Productions and Pacific Vista
Productions heard on NPR’s Morning Edition; “WC Handy’s
Blues,” produced with Murray Street Productions and
distributed by PRI for Black History Month 2007, “Swingtime,”
and "Heavenly Sight" distributed by PRI for Black History
The sequel, Tie Dyed: Avoiding Aquarius, details Kathie's attempts to survive the late 60s and early 70s, and is available through Amazon.com and local bookstores.Kathie lives ten miles inland from the Alabama Gulf Coast with her husband Jack Purser and a herd of cats.
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