New York, NY August 28, 2015 Tsunami Worldwide Media signs award winning Writer-Producer Burt Kempner. Burt has worked professionally in New York, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Florida. His work has won numerous major awards, and has been seen by groups ranging in size from a national television audience in the United States to a half-dozen Maori chieftains in New Zealand.

Among his broadcast credits are: for PBS: KidHealth, a 13-part series on children's medicine with Peggy Fleming, The Fall and Rise of Germany, a two-hour exploration of the German nation since the end of the Second World War, and Chincoteague, a celebration of the wild ponies and human inhabitants of this island off the coast of Virginia; for The Discovery Channel: The New Detectives, a series about crime-fighting advances in forensic science, and The Spirit of Punxsutawney: Groundhog Day, a documentary about the western Pennsylvania town made world famous by a weather-predicting rodent; for CNBC: numerous episodes of Today's Environment, a survey of ecological success stories hosted by actor Ed Begley, Jr.; for European television: Weimar: A Modern-Day Renaissance City, an historic look at the one-time home of Goethe and Schiller and its latter-day efforts to become a cultural center once more. He is the writer of two award-winning short feature films, Spanish Lesson and The Last Paperboy

Non-profit clients include the Sierra Club, the Jane Goodall Institute, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Habitat for Humanity, the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Mote Marine Laboratory, Circus Sarasota and the River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding.

In 2014, Burt founded RealLifeScripts ™, a coaching practice combining his many years as a professional storyteller with his experience as an outreach counselor working with at-risk families and the homeless. Spurred by his love for young people, he started writing children's books in 2015. Larry the Lazy Blue Whale is his first published book. More will be coming soon, hint one is about a very adventurous Moose – named Monty!  Burt is a passionate believer in creating works of integrity and value to the viewing public.


Agent for Burt Kempner: Melissa Mc Comas 

Tsunami Worldwide Media

Tel: (410) 472-2123


Media Contact for Burt Kempner: Anna Guckert

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