Julie Winokur

Executive Director

Talking Eyes Media


Julie Winokur is Executive Director of Talking Eyes Media, and she has been a storyteller for over two decades, first as a magazine writer and then as a documentary filmmaker. She launched Talking Eyes in 2002 to create visual media that catalyzes positive social change. Her work has appeared on PBS, the Documentary Channel, MediaStorm, National Geographic, Time, MSNBC and Discovery online, as well as in The New York Times Magazine and The Washington Post. Winokur’s current projects include Newest Americans, a documentary project that examines immigration and identity, and Bring It to the Table, a film and interactive platform that explores the roots of people’s political beliefs in order to bridge the partisan divide. Winokur is currently on the faculty of Rutgers-Newark.

Photo by Jessey Dearing