Journalism & Media

Tod Lending, filmmaker and founder of Nomadic Pictures, discusses the role of public media in telling transcendent stories. Nomadic Pictures is a documentary film production company based in Chicago that produces documentaries, like Legacy and Time to Speak, that feature difficult issues and moving stories. For 30 years, the MacArthur Foundation has supported news and documentary organizations like Nomadic Pictures that inform the American public about critical domestic and international affairs and policy issues.