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.  

Tuesday 8pm DEATH IN PARADISE Crime Drama -  a detective and his team solving murders on a beautiful Caribbean island.

Nova: Inside the Megafire
PBS

Sunday 10pm NOVA Science/Documentary - INSIDE THE MEGAFIRE - Scientists investigate what was behind the deadly megafires that swept through California in 2018.

Frontline: One Day in Gaza
PBS

Friday 10pm ONE DAY IN GAZA - Frontline investigates how mass protests on the Israel-Gaza border led to one of the deadliest days in a generation.  

Friday 8pm McCLINTOCK - 1963 ‧ Romance/Action/Adventure starring John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara

Tuesday 8pm DEATH IN PARADISE - Crime Drama - Investigations of murders on the island of Saint-Marie.

June 14th - June 20th WLRN CELEBRATES THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE APOLLO 11 MOON LANDING WITH A WEEK OF SPECIAL PROGRAMMING. 

Wednesday 8pm DOC MARTIN: Blade on the Feather - Comedy/ Drama - Excitment is brewing in Portwenn as the annual rowing race begins; Louisa makes a big purchase and get the smelling salts, the Doc faints! 

Tuesday 8pm DEATH IN PARADISE - Crime drama - THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN - DI Goodman and the team spend the night locked in a house with a murderer.

The Story of GI Joe

May 25, 2019

Monday 8pm THE STORY OF GI JOE (1945) - Biography/Drama starring Burgess Meredith and Robert Mitchum. During WW2, Pulitzer prize winner and war correspondent Ernie Pyle joins the army and writes articles about his comrades in his daily columns.

Rebuilding the Ark

May 22, 2019

Sunday 10pm NOVA - Science/History - SECRETS OF NOAH'S ARK - A new version of the biblical flood story includes instructions for assembling an ark. Using these instructions from a 3,700 year old inscription from a clay tablet, a team of historians and expert boat builders attempt to rebuild the flood boat.   

Friday 10pm FRONTLINE - Investigative documentary series - OUR MAN IN TEHRAN - In this two-part series, Dutch journalist Thomas Erdbrink documents the people and daily life inside the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Wednesday 8pm DOC MARTIN: Accidental Hero - Comedy/drama - From teething to outright biting will Doc Martin and Louisa ever get a respite from their baby's manic mandible?  And Officer Penhale hosts an open house at the police station - is it the event of the century or a complete bust?  

Sunday 10pm NOVA - Science/History - MYSTERY OF EASTER ISLAND - Researchers investigate the ancient creation of nearly 900 giant statues on Easter Island.  A team of scientists and volunteers test a theory on how the ancient stone statues were moved, using a 15-ton replica

8pm DEATH IN PARADISE - Crime Drama - The beautiful Caribbean island of Saint-Marie is rife with murder and Detective Inspector Humphrey Goodman along with the help of local islanders follow clues to catch the killer. 

Friday 8pm - THE STRANGE LOVE OF MARTHA IVERS (1946) Drama starring Barbara Stanwyck, Kirk Douglas and Van Heflin. A man is reunited with his childhood friend and her husband, who believe he knows the truth about the death of her rich aunt years earlier.

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