Therese Powell is a producer in KERA’s television production department and the producer of the Art & Seek segment of Think. Therese’s producer credits include Texas Trailblazer Barefoot Sanders, Nowhere But Texas I & II, and the KERA InBox. She has been the associate producer for many national public television productions including JFK: Breaking the News, Matisse and Picasso, The U.S.-Mexican War (1846-1848) and KERA’s 26-episode cooking series, New Tastes From Texas With Chef Stephan Pyles.
Her television work has received multiple honors including a Gold World Medal from the New York Festivals, as well as honors from the Chicago International Film Festival, the National Educational Telecommunications Association and the Dallas Press Club. She received her bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts from The University of Texas in Austin and she has a master’s degree in Radio, Television and Film from the University of North Texas. She lives in Dallas with her daughter Rose, who she predicts will grow up to be either a soap star, a princess or Spider-Man.