Sally Nellson Barrett is executive producer for the campaign Nebraska Loves Public Schools. Since 2011, she has interviewed more than 400 people and directed more than 30 films to raise awareness about the high quality public education available in Nebraska. Most recently she has turned her attention to creating documentaries focused on the ways public schools are working to help children from low income families find success.
NElovesPS has been featured in the Huffington Post, Washington Post, honored by the Webby Awards and celebrated by the Economic Policy Institute. The campaign, airing as part of a television series, has received accolades and honors from various film festivals including PovertyCure Film Festival, FilmStreams and MY HERO International Short Film Festival – among others.
Prior to this campaign, Sally ran a successful practice providing creative direction and story development for many of the largest banks and investment managers in the country.
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