Tom Hansell, Producer
Hansell has worked at Appalshop since 1990, producing documentary radio and television programming. His current project is production of a documentary examining the impact of national energy policy on Appalachian coalfield communities. Hansell’s 2002 documentary Coal Bucket Outlaw screened on public television in 30 states and was part of the Museum of Modern Art’s documentary fortnight program that year. He received a Golden Reel Award from the National Federation of Community Broadcasters for his radio documentary, based on the film. He was awarded a Bridge Residency for community-based artists from the Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito, CA, in 2005. He is a graduate of the Ohio University School of Telecommunications in Athens.