For over 25 years, Andrew Tkach has produced multiple award winning TV programs for CBS 60 Minutes, ABC & NBC News, Al Jazeera & National Geographic. Prior to forming his own company, Messy Moment Media, Tkach was the principal long form producer of Christiane Amanpour for both CNN and CBS 60 Minutes, winning numerous Emmy, Dupont and Peabody awards for his work.
Tkach’s spans the globe, including films about the traditional hunters in Greenland, child gold miners in Mali, Fukushima’s exclusion zone, China’s control of the internet, Czech neo Nazi’s attacking the Roma, Irish Clerical sex abuse, Philippine’s attack on the press, Tibetan & Burmese resistance, Islam in Iran, UK and Afghanistan, AIDS orphans, gangs in the Americas, modern day slavery, Burmese & Bolivian drug lords. He has just completed a 52 part weekly environmental documentary series in Kenya made by East African filmmakers called Giving Nature a Voice. His next project will examine the effect of climate change on the glaciers, wildlife and people of the Himalayas – the roof of the world.
Tkach earned his MS in Journalism from Columbia University in New York. City and has taught broadcast journalism in Indonesia and Fiji, supported by Fulbright grants. He has also served as faculty at the Graduate School of Media and Communications (GSMC) at the Aga Khan University in East Africa.
Filmography: Giving Nature a Voice (2019) Hunger for Truth (2018), Generation Maidan: A Year of Revolution & War (2015), On Thin Ice (2014), Artivist (2013), Imelda & Me (2012), Secrets & Sins (2011), Scars of Racism (2011), Buddha's Warriors (2010), Generation Islam (2009), God's Muslim Warriors (2008), Czar Putin (2007), War Within (2006), Where Have All the Parents Gone (2006), World's Most Dangerous Gang (2005), Of Human Bondage Slavery Today (1995), Heroin Connection (1993), Murder Capital (1991), Moscow Vice (1989), Urban Nomads (1988)