Morgan's first time at Northern Light Productions was as a spring intern prior to her completion of her Bachelor's in Communications Media from Fitchburg State University. With her previous experience in student leadership roles like President of Black Student Union and earning "Video Student of the Year Award" her hard work and determination to be a leader for others and do her best has never stopped. Her most recent documentary "Black Lives Matter: Voices of the Past and Present" has also been featured at many festivals such as Middlesex Film Festival, Film FWD Festival, and Newburyport Documentary Film Festival in 2021. Through her work, during college, she has honed in on her interests in documentaries and creating films that focus on educating and bringing awareness to others. In her personal time, Morgan enjoys taking care of her plants, watching anime, and hiking with her family.
Kunjal is a graphic designer, typographer with 18+ years of experience in strategic brand design, iconic graphics, interactive design, print, packaging and digital media. A dynamic collaborator with multi-discipline creators, she has an inventive approach to bringing stories to life, from concept to execution. After 15 years in Advertising and Corporate Design, Kunjal now designs for forward-thinking clients with a shared belief in education and social change at Northern Light Production. Passionate about design thinking, she believes that meaningful communication requires a deep understanding of the purpose and the audience. Some of her recent and on-going work includes designing digital interactive exhibits for Museum of Mississippi History, American Writers Museum, Dana-Farber, and the Tennessee State Museum.
Since 1998, Tim Raycroft has been building a body of award-winning work for broadcast, museum, and independent productions. In 2008, Tim completed work on Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison, an account of the country music legend’s seminal concert, which aired on PBS and screened at over 40 international festivals. Tim edited and co-produced the PBS production, Give Me the Banjo, an historical investigation of the instrument narrated by Steve Martin. Recently, Tim Co-Directed and Edited The Gospel According to Charlie and Nighthawks on the Blue Highway. His work in the non-fiction museum side includes acclaimed interpretive media for the Mob Museum, the Tennessee History Museum and the Mississippi History Museum. He holds a BA from Denison University and an MFA from Syracuse.
Molly specializes in the design and production of video programs and interactives at Northern Light. She researches, writes, and produces non-fiction, short-format media and interactive exhibits for permanent museum installations. She works with clients from various museums and visitor centers across the country to guide a project from its conceptual phase to the creation of a fully installed audiovisual exhibit. Recently, she produced the award-winning exhibit media about the enslaved community who lived and worked at James Madison’s Montpelier. Molly feels that every project is a chance to learn something new and engage diverse audiences; she holds a BA in English from Wesleyan University.
Matthew came to Northern Light with 10 years of experience as a journalist, where he honed his tight writing style and meticulous editing skills. While continuing a freelance career in print, he's since concentrated on writing for the screen while also utilizing his reporting skills for interviews and research, first as an Associate Producer and today as a Writer and Producer at Northern Light. He holds an MA in Journalism from the University of California, Berkeley, and a BA in Journalism and International Relations from Brigham Young University.
On staff at Northern Light since 1985, Lenny Rotman has played a significant role in numerous major Northern Light museum contracts as Producer, Director, and Project Manager. Much of his work has centered around the National Park Service, including contracts throughout the continental United States, Puerto Rico, and Guam at military parks, historic parks, battlefields, and national monuments. In addition, Lenny has produced media for public broadcast, The Library of Congress, and many nationally recognized state and private museums including the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, the National Navy SEAL Museum, the International Spy Museum, the Louisiana State Museum, the Western Reserve Historical Society, and the Woodstock Museum.
With over thirty years of post-production experience in the Boston area, John has had the opportunity to be involved in a wide and varied range of productions. Over the past decade, John has been a part of Northern Light's editorial staff and currently serves as Senior Editor. John is especially skilled in sound editing. Highlights of his work include editing JFK’s secret White House tape recordings for a 6-part program on the Cuban Missile Crisis and creating a 30-minute soundscape of a 1940s train station for the National World War II Museum.
The beauty of many of Northern Light’s films can be attributed to Jesse Beecher, Northern Light’s staff Director of Photography since 2007. Jesse has extensive experience in large sensor HD shooting, 4K shooting, aerial shooting, knowledge of chip settings, lenses/vintage lenses, and dramatic/scenic lighting skills. Jesse’s work can be seen at various museums, visitor centers, and institutions both near and far. Recently, he shot Northern Light’s feature documentary, Birth of A Movement: The Battle Against America’s First Blockbuster, which aired on PBS. He also filmed various media elements for the First Division Museum, including a complex virtual reality program. In addition to being a Cinematographer, Jesse is a talented graphic artist. He holds a BA in Documentary Film Production from Emerson College.
Jenny has been a Producer with Northern Light since 2007. She has produced several historical media elements for permanent museum installations, documentaries for broadcast, and multi-screen presentations. Her credits include the National Toy Hall of Fame at the Strong National Museum of Play, the Hyperion Environmental Learning Center, the Maritime Museum of San Diego, and several projects produced for the National Park Service. Prior to joining Northern Light, Jenny worked as a community organizer and educator, including producing film projects with high schoolers. She has an MA in Film from Boston University and a BA in Biology from Oberlin College.