Laura Ganis has produced shows in locations as far-flung as Kenya, London and Tel Aviv, with subjects as diverse as Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, Sarah Palin, Neil Patrick Harris and Ice T. Laura began her career in the world of reality television, working for three years on MTV's groundbreaking reality show, "The Real World," which featured Pedro Zamora, the first openly gay man with AIDS portrayed on television. She has produced for History Channel's Modern Marvels, Comedy Central's The Daily Show and Colbert Report and ABC's World News with Diane Sawyer, and has worked on a myriad of shows for Discovery, History, TLC, Travel Channel, Food Network, National Geographic, PBS, VICE and all the major networks.
Laura was senior archival researcher and associate producer of the national PBS documentaries "For the Rights of All: Ending Jim Crow in Alaska" and "Alaska, the World and Wally Hickel." She was second unit Production Supervisor in Barrow for the Drew Barrymore feature film, “Big Miracle." In addition to producing, Laura works extensively in location scouting and casting for both features and television. Most recently, Laura was the Producer/Fixer on "Nature Calls," a new National Geographic documentary series and "One Strange Rock," a National Geographic documentary series produced by Darren Aronofsky. She works as a local in Alaska, Boston and NYC.
I have been in the industry since 2000.