Maura is an Emmy award-winning producer and experienced marketing executive. Her career spans leadership positions in broadcast television at PBS/ WNET where she built successful media franchises and helped raise close to $20 million for programming and EdTech initiatives -- to working with top-tier media companies, such as The Jim Henson Co, Scholastic & the Tribeca Film Institute. Currently, Maura is a principle of Purple Mountain Media, a consultancy practice and helps creators / entrepreneurs and non-profits develop and launch programs and cultural initiatives.
Her fieldwork in Ethiopia with Helping Other People is documented here https://hopeinethiopia.wordpress.com/
Maura was elected to the Board of Directors of NY Women in Film & TV (2013-2016) and served as Co-chair and Director of Programs. With her team, she oversaw 50 panels/ events a year on digital trends, distribution and financing. She is a frequent moderator and speaker at entertainment and business events. She has an MA in Media Arts from NYIT where she was also an adjunct lecturer.