Judith Farinet
This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Judith Farinet

Interviewed by: Nancy Kaplan

Veteran news director Judith Farinet discusses her 50-year career working at NBC News, highlighting her work on The Huntley-Brinkley Report, NBC Nightly News, Dateline NBC, and America's Got Talent, among other programs.

Director/Associate Director Judith Farinet speaks about her experience working on Dateline NBC and explains the differences between shooting and airing a taped vs. a live-to-tape program.

Farinet discusses the impact technology has made on the role of the Associate Director during presidential election nights over the years.

Farinet talks about the motivation for her service to the DGA and her encouragement of younger members to take on leadership roles within the Guild.