Mia Laurenzo

Television Producer

Mia Laurenzo is a 30-year veteran of public television in Miami. She began her career learning every aspect of video production. Currently she is a writer, producer, on-air host and promotions coordinator for TV, radio and the web.  Her experiences include producing for a series, special events and historical documentaries.  As a native Floridian, she is a perfect fit for South Florida's Storyteller Station, WLRN.  She has produced award winning, nationally distributed documentaries like Journey to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade where one year she followed a high school band and a clown as they prepared for the big day and the next year, she had the privilege of being a clown herself.  Previously, she produced Weird Florida: On the Road Again, a sequel to the highly successful show Weird Florida: Roads Less Traveled, where the cast and crew travel over 1,500 miles searching the Sunshine State’s weirdest and wackiest places.   On a more serious note and what she considers to be her most important work, she produced Out of Darkness, Into Light, a documentary on child sexual abuse,which delved into the lives of  three adult survivors, a show in which she was awarded her first of two Emmys.  

THE BEATLES: EIGHT DAYS A WEEK - The Touring Year 

Monday 9:30pm KETO DIET WITH DR. JOSH AXE - Self Help - Dr. Axe puts his own fresh spin on the widely successful and well-researched keto diet. Unlike many fad diets that come and go with very limited rates of long-term success, the ketogenic diet (or “keto diet”) has been practiced for more than nine decades and is based upon a solid understanding of physiology and nutrition science.

AFRICAN AMERICANS: Many Rivers To Cross - Documentary - Noted Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. recounts the full trajectory of African-American history in his groundbreaking six-part series The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Tuesday 8pm DEATH IN PARADISE - Crime Drama - Unlike Father, Unlike Son - When a prisoner is killed in their custody, DI Goodman and the team are under pressure to solve the case quickly. Humphrey’s father visits Saint Marie intent on meddling in his son’s life.  

Monday 8pm, LIFELINE: PEARL HARBOR'S UNKNOWN HERO - Historical Documentary - Narrated by actor Gary Sinise, this film tells the story of how U.S. Navy sailor Joe George became an unlikely hero when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on December 7, 1941, and how he was recognized with a Bronze Medal for his actions more than 70 years later.

Sunday 10pm BLACK HOLE UNIVERSE - Science/Documentary - Scientists reveal new clues to the strangest and most extreme objects in the universe. 

Frontline
PBS

Friday 10pm FRONTLINE - EXODUS: THE JOURNEY CONTINUES  Investigative documentary -The intimate stories of refugees and migrants, caught in Europe’s tightened borders.  

Thursday 9pm AMERICAN EXPERIENCE - A documentary series that combines dramatic re-enactments with commentary by historians and authors to present an absorbing look at the personalities, events and resources that have had a profound impact on the shaping of America's past and present. 

Tuesday 10pm EVA: A-7063 - Biographical documentary - the inspiring true story of one woman's transformation from Nazi death camp survivor to outspoken advocate on the power of healing through forgiveness.   

The Bomb
PBS

Monday 9pm THE BOMB - History/Documentary - Explore how scientific curiosity resulted in a weapon of great destruction.

Sunday 10pm BLACK HOLE APOCALYPSE - Science/documentary - Astrophysicists show how black holes may hold the answers to how the universe evolved and led to life on Earth.   

 Wednesday 8pm - 8 DAYS TO THE MOON AND BACK - Documentary - The story of the Apollo 11 mission as told in the voices of the first men to set foot on the Moon.

Tuesday 8pm DEATH IN PARADISE - Crime drama - A detective inspector investigates murders on the island of Saint Marie.  

Monday July 29th, 9pm NAZI MEGA WEAPONS History - This series uncovers the engineering feats that sparked a technological revolution and changed warfare forever.

Sunday July 28th, 10pm FIRST MAN ON THE MOON - He risked his life for the nation and became a world icon, but who was Neil Armstrong? This is an inside look at the life of Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon.

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