Munir Atalla is a video journalist and film producer based in Brooklyn, New York. He is currently completing an MFA in Creative Film Production at Columbia University. He was most recently employed by PBS’s premier documentary series, FRONTLINE. Munir has credits on Emmy-nominated segments of Dateline, where he worked as an Associate Producer on long-form, investigative video reports. He is a frequent contributor of original video to NBCNews.com where his pieces have gotten over 5 million views. His interview with the front man of the Lebanese band Mashrou’ Leila in the wake of the Orlando Pulse shootings was nominated for a NAMIC Vision Award. His work focuses on the Middle East, futurism & technology, and social justice. He has bylines on VICE, OpenDemocracy, YourMiddleEast, and other outlets.