Eric Maierson is a freelance writer and two-time Emmy-winning video editor and producer. His work has appeared on The New Times, The New Yorker, and Time.
For 11 years he was the senior producer at MediaStorm, a documentary production company in Brooklyn, New York. There, he worked on close to 100 films, including the feature The Distance Between Us. His work won four Webby Awards, the Alfred I. Dupont-Columbia Award, the Edward R. Murrow Award, and 10 Emmy nominations, including two wins.
As an educator, Eric helped develop and produce MediaStorm’s online training including dozens of blog posts about editing techniques and workflow tips. He has led workshops around the world.
Additionally, Eric developed and produced the Peabody Award–winning television show A Walk in Your Shoes for Nickelodeon and served as head writer for VH1’s hit series Where Are They Now?
His short films have played at film festivals across the country, and his prose has appeared in Playboy, McSweeney’s, and Mountain Man Dance Moves: The McSweeney’s Book of Lists. He is also the writer and director of the critically acclaimed theatrical play Reprise.
Originally from Houston, Eric earned his master’s of fine arts in creative writing at Emerson College, as well as a bachelor’s of science in communications from Ithaca College. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Ellen, and their two dogs, both rascals.