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.  

Friday July 26th, 10pm FRONTLINE: AMERICAN PATRIOT - FRONTLINE investigates how the Bundy family’s fight against the federal government invigorated armed militias and “patriot” groups — helping them grow to levels not seen in decades.

Out for injustice

Jul 23, 2019

Thursday July 25th, 10pm CENTRAL PARK FIVE - Crime/Historical Documentary - From award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns, a story of the five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were wrongly convicted of raping a white woman in New York City's Central Park in 1989.

Tuesday July 23rd, 8pm DEATH IN PARADISE - Crime/Drama - A detective inspector investigates murders on the island of Saint Marie.  

Monday July 22nd, 8pm PERSEUS SURVIVOR - Docudrama - World War II brought to light countless tales of heroics, but one stands out as particularly extraordinary. THE PERSEUS SURVIVOR documents the story of British Navy stoker John Capes, the lone survivor of a sunken submarine who hid from enemy forces for 18 months before his rescue.

 Sunday July 21st, 10pm  NOVA: APOLLO'S DARING MISSION Science/History - Astronauts and engineers of Apollo 8 explain the inside story of the first mission to circumnavigate the moon.

 Friday Jul 19th, 8pm MISSILE TO THE MOON - Drama (1958) - Escaped convicts Gary and Lon are caught hiding in a rocket by scientist Dirk Green, who forces them to pilot the ship to the moon.

Thursday July 18th, 10pm NOVA: BACK TO THE MOON - Documentary - Discover why scientists and entrepreneurs alike have their sights set on the Moon once again. 

Thursday 8pm NATURE- Science - EQUUS: STORY OF THE HORSE: Chasing the Wind - Discover how humans have partnered with the horse throughout the centuries, creating more than 350 breeds found all around the world. Anthropologist Niobe Thompson travels the world to uncover how the relationship between humans and horses evolved.

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

Sunday 10pm NOVA: LOST VIKING ARMY Science/History - Forensic archaeologist Cat Jarman and her team investigate the Great Heathen army, a legendary Viking fighting force that invaded England in the 9th century.

Friday 10pm - FRONTLINE Investigative series - An up-close look into sex trafficking, including how victims are groomed and sold, as well as how undercover police target traffickers and buyers

Thursday 8pm  EQUUS: STORY OF THE HORSE ORIGINS - Explore the fascinating evolutionary journey of the horse, from its tiny forest-dwelling ancestor called the Dawn Horse to the modern steed.  Encounter scientists unlocking the genetic basis of horsepower and decoding their emotional intelligence.

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

Sunday 10pm NOVA - Science/History - Canadian anthropologist Niobe Thompson travels to sites in Kazakhstan, genetics labs in Denmark and anthropology museums in Russia to unlock mysteries surrounding the first riders of wild horses. 

Friday 10pm FRONTLINE - Investigative Documentary - SUPREME REVENGE - Frontline investigates how a 30-year-old grievance transformed the Supreme court and turned confirmations into bitter, partisan conflicts.