Margaret Ebrahim, who goes by her nickname “Mishi,” is PBS Senior Director of News & Public Affairs programming. Ebrahim is an award-winning journalist and producer who has worked at some of the most successful media organizations, including CBS News 60 Minutes and ABC News as well as the Center for Public Integrity and the Investigative Reporting Workshop.
Prior to joining PBS, Ebrahim helped re-launch National Geographic’s Explorer documentary series, and developed new digital video series for the media organization. Ebrahim was a producer for the groundbreaking SHOWTIME climate change series Years of Living Dangerously (Season 1) winner of the 2014 Emmy Award for outstanding nonfiction series. As senior producer at the Investigative Reporting Workshop, a nonprofit journalism organization in Washington D.C., Ebrahim oversaw television, web and feature film projects, including co-productions with PBS FRONTLINE.