OUR MISSION
Light On Production’s mission is to shed light on important issues and real solutions, through storytelling and other engaging broadcast techniques.

 

 

Executive Producer
DENNY SWENSON was a staff member of WGBH in Boston, MA for fourteen years where she was credited as a Producer, Coordinating Producer, Field Producer, and Associate Producer. Ms. Swenson’s professional credits include: Producer of the Telly and New York Film Festival Award-winning educational video series “Developing Minds” about learning differences; Producer of a Parents’ Choice Award-winning documentary dealing with adoption in the Latino community; and Field Producer for a nightly half-hour public affairs news program. Ms. Swenson also played production roles in five studio-based broadcast programs, four ongoing broadcast series, and ten documentary broadcast specials.

Ms. Swenson also produced commentary and field segments for two seasons' worth of programs on a series called “Inside This Old House” for Time Warner, a spin off to “This Old House” that aired on the A&E Network.

For her work in these endeavors, Ms. Swenson has won a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, Two CINE Golden Eagle Awards, Two Silver Hugos, Six New England Emmys, a Silver Angel Award, an EMMA (Exceptional Merit Media Award) from the National Women’s Political Caucus, Gold and Silver medals from the New York Film Festival, and a Gabriel Award.

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Director, Editor, Videographer, Narrator
VINCENT STRAGGAS is a producer/director/writer/editor who has worked on national television productions for over twenty-five years. He began his career as the editor for Masterpiece Theatre and Mystery!  and served as the senior editor and on air promotion producer for Evening at Pops, Long Ago and Far Away, Degrassi High, Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? and The American Experience (for which he received three Telly Awards for his writing).

Mr. Straggas produced and directed the Emmy award winning series The Long and Short of it with Senator Alan Simpson and Robert Reich, for which he also received an Emmy award for best studio director.  He was the Studio Director for Alistair Cooke, Vincent Price, Russell Baker and Dame Dianna Rigg and he produced and directed six documentary specials for WGBH, five of which were nominated for regional Emmy Awards. He has also produced and directed short films for Zoom, Arthur, and Between the Lions.  He won top honors for individual achievement as a filmmaker for his work at the 2000 National Daytime Emmy awards. He has been nominated five times for a National Emmy Award as a Producer/Director.