About EmmaRatliff

  • Industry TelevisionMediaJournalismResearch
  • Sector DevelopmentResearchSeries Development
  • Preferred Job Title Producer
  • Companies Leopard USA, ZPZ, Heartbridge Media, Powderhouse Productions, Twin Cities Public Television, The Boston Herald, NBC Boston, WFXT Boston, Nat Geo, PBS Kids


Producer and former journalist with 18 years of experience in storytelling for print and television. Credits include CNN’s Parts Unknown with Anthony Bourdain, Travel Channel’s Dangerous Grounds and HGTV’s House Hunters International. Worked as a print and television journalist from 2001- 2014 covering stories such as the Mother Emanuel shooting, the passage of gay marriage in Massachusetts and traveled the country covering the 2004, 2008 and 2012 presidential elections.

Focused on international storytelling for docu-series television since 2014. Have produced programs in more than a dozen countries including Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa and Tanzania. Television work includes telling the story of the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts with Anthony Bourdain on CNN’s Emmy Award winning program Parts Unknown and covering the exoneration of a man who spent 22 years behind bars for the murder of a Boston Police Officer for Netflix’s upcoming Trial 4 series.