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Dara Padwo-Audick

Adjunct Instructor School of Communication

Dara Padwo-Audick is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. Since earning, her BA from the University of Maryland and her MA from American University, Dara has had over thirty years of experience. As a veteran filmmaker, Dara has worked on programs for Animal Planet, Discovery Channel, ESPN, Fox, Lifetime Television, and PBS. In 2008, she produced the documentary, Bhutan: A Kingdom of Happiness. As a media strategist, she developed award-winning projects for the National Institutes of Health, and The U.S. Department of Labor. Currently, she is President of Creative Strategies and Enlightened Media LLC as well as a member of the Producer's Guild of America.


MA in Film and Video from American University and BA in Individual Studies from the University of Maryland

SOC - School of Communication
Mary Graydon
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  • Fall 2017