Through her multimedia work, Associate Producer Zoe Gregoric is most interested in making the familiar unfamiliar and in tracing the reverberations of history. Zoe began her work at Northern Light as an intern, while completing her BA in Media Arts/Media Screen Studies at Northeastern University. She has experience in corporate communications, community media, and youth arts programming. As a researcher, writer, camera operator, and editor, Zoe has a unique understanding of the connectivity between subject and process. She considers listening in on other people's stories an immense privilege and is especially invested in understanding and unearthing media biases.
Delving deep into research and hunting for the perfect image to flesh out a story, Talia brings a keen interest in archival analysis to Northern Light. Her research work has appeared at exhibit media in places like the Mob Museum and the Tennessee State Museum. She also relishes going into the field to work on projects like Super Reefs: The Future of Coral or to assist in project managing and logistics on both documentary films and museum media projects. Talia has a BFA in International Relations, East Asian Studies, and Film, Television, and Interactive Media from Brandeis University.
Shane has worked as an Associate Producer at Northern Light since 2017. Since then, he’s worked on a variety films and interactive media projects, such as the documentary film, The Last Speech, and scientific interactives for the University of Nebraska State Museum. With his dual degree in Film and History from Boston University, Shane enjoys using his researching skills, knowledge of history, and filmmaking talent to create accessible and entertaining historical media. In his spare time, Shane creates independent narrative films that screen at film festivals around the country.
Rich has over two decades of experience working as a software engineer building software tools, business applications, multimedia presentations, and iOS apps. Since joining Northern Light in 2012, he's worked on interactives for many permanent museum installations including the Museum of Mississippi History and the American Writers Museum. In addition to his role as Interactive Developer at Northern Light, he teaches in the Communications Department at Boston College. Rich has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science as well as a Graduate Certificate in Instructional Media Design from the University of Massachusetts, Boston.
Portland has spent over two decades telling stories on television, film, and podcasts from all angles--as a Producer and Writer and as an on-camera and podcast host, voice-over talent, and actor. She's covered a myriad of beats, but has a special interest in natural and alternative forms of healing the body, mind, and spirit. Currently, she writes for the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health. Before joining Northern Light in 2014, she created, hosted, and executive produced a 52-episode national TV talk show about natural health and wellness called "What's the Alternative?" As a Producer and Writer at Northern Light, some of her credits include hosting and co-producing/co-writing the acclaimed podcast, Stranglers, and co-producing and narrating the documentary film, The Last Speech. Portland holds a BFA in Acting from NYU and an MA from St. Michael's College in Vermont.
Nick is a recent graduate from the University at Albany, SUNY, where he studied Communications and Sociology. Before joining Northern Light, Nick was an editor at the Sanctuary for Independent Media, which provides electronic media programs and services to artists, organizations, and the general public. As an Associate Producer at Northern Light, Nick is involved in a variety of tasks from research to graphic mock-ups to editing and sound design.
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 pubic 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.