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Sara Edelson, Netflix

Sara Edelson is a manager of Original Documentary Programming at Netflix and creative executive for feature documentaries and series. Prior to Netflix, she was Head of Development for Paul G Allen’s Vulcan Productions, where she oversaw all original content development and co-productions. Before joining Vulcan, she was Director of Development for Discovery International’s Emmy award winning Latin America and US Hispanic production and development team, as well as an earlier producer and manager of global development and production for DNI. Between network stints, she spent nearly a decade in the trenches developing, writing and producing factual programming for National Geographic, Discovery, History, Science Channel, Smithsonian, MSNBC, Nat Geo Wild, ID, YTV and Discovery Kids. An avid writer and travel addict, she has also published travel and environmental feature articles and still dreams of finishing that dystopian novel.
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