Kimberley Ferdinando is a director, producer and showrunner with two decades of experience in documentary storytelling and more than a hundred credits to her name. Her most recent feature film, The Disappearance of Shere Hite (Dir. Nicole Newnham), premiered at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival and was acquired by IFC Films. As Executive Producer at NBC News Studios, Kimberley oversees documentary films and series, as well as the development and sale of new ideas. Previously, Kimberley worked at Peacock Productions, producing and directing documentaries, specials, nonfiction series and live events for premium broadcast and cable platforms. Her versatile background blends artistic excellence and journalistic integrity with extensive creative, editorial, and management experience. Kimberley began her career in public radio as a news reporter at NPR affiliate WFUV, where she was also the longtime producer of Vin Scelsa’s Idiot’s Delight. She is a native New Yorker, lifelong question-asker and graduate of the performing arts school that inspired the movie FAME.