Cara Devito Biography

Cara DeVito worked for NBC News for 17 years. She ended her experience with NBC to take on a new world of independent documentary film. She joined with Jeffery Kleinman to produce a film called What Could You Do With A Nickel. This film, was a 1982 Emmy Award winner and a silver medal winner at the 1982 Houston International Festival. She also wrote many books for children and young adults. Where I Want to be is a book that is included on middle school suggested reading lists through out the country. She wrote Why Should the Public Trust Journalists in which she comments on the work she did for NBC and how she is disgusted with what journalism has become. She also formed her own production company, Hey Hey Pictures, in Rhinebeck, New York.

--Alessandra Raffa

Cara Devito