Mary Beth is a James Beard award-winning news producer who covers food from every angle. Her penetrating stories appear on broadcast television, in print, social and other media. Mary Beth’s work shines a light on how food intersects with our health, the environment and public policy.
“Through her research, reporting and picture gathering, Mary Beth crafted a powerful hour that illustrates Mrs. Reagan’s unprecedented influence in shaping her husband’s administration and the effect that had on policy. An enormous amount of research and reporting was required for this project and Mary Beth did a fabulous job.”
Senior Correspondent, PBS NewsHour
“How to describe Mary Beth Durkin? Try: smart, creative, organized, disciplined, low-maintenance, and a delightful partner. When you talk to Mary Beth, what you see is what you get. If she says she can do what you are looking for, you can count on it. Bring her on to your project, and you won't be sorry.”
Former Executive Producer of the CBS Evening News
“Working with a limited budget, she produced documentaries that were first-rate historical biographies. She is highly creative, dedicated, smart and funny, A sense of humor is something you need when you produce documentaries on a limited budget! ”