Katherine Linton


Public bio

Katherine Linton is the President and Executive Producer of Linton Media, a full service production company in NYC. Katherine launched this company in 2004 with her first project, “The Evolution Will Be Televised” a 90-minute documentary special and the very first program to air on Viacom’s gay channel LOGO.  Her most recent project was working with Rivr Media, Co-Executive Producing and Field Producing for two seasons of the docu-series ‘Escaping Polygamy’ which aired on LMN and will now air on A&E.  Her film, “Mississippi: I Am,” Executive Produced by Lance Bass and Michael Huffington, was awarded the Grande Jury Prize at the Atlanta Film Festival, “Most Transformative Film” at the Crossroads Film Festival, and Best Documentary at the Tupelo Film Festival.  Linton has also Executive Produced and Directed numerous cutting edge programs for MTV’s series True Life, on topics such as Homelessness, Traumatic Brain Injury, both nominated for the SAMHSA Voice Award and most recently Prescription Pill Addiction, recently nominated for a Prism Award.

For 8 years, she has Executive produced and directed all of the James Beard Foundations branded content for the annual Lincoln Center Gala as well as working with many not-for-profit organizations producing their short form videos.  Linton Media’s web series, Directed by Cynthia Nixon, “Fight Back New York” about the Marriage Equality Battle there, was nominated for the coveted Webby award in the category “Best Non-Profit and Activism Campaign.”

Prior to forming Linton Media, Katherine was an award-winning producer whose documentaries aired on PBS, Sundance Channel, A&E, Logo, VH1, Bravo, TLC and Discovery Health.

 Katherine began her career in television as the host and series producer of the national PBS program In the Life, a newsmagazine about the LGBT experience, which was on the air for 21 years.