Tracy DayCo-founder and CEO, World Science Festival
Tracy Day is the co-founder and CEO of the World Science Festival where she oversees all creative, editorial and programmatic offerings and produces original theatrical and musical productions including Icarus at the Edge of Time, a multimedia orchestral work by Brian Greene and composed by Philip Glass; Dear Albert and Radiance, works for the stage by Alan Alda. An award-winning broadcast journalist for over two decades, she produced news, documentary, and investigative specials for the nation’s preeminent news divisions including ABC, PBS, CNN, the Discovery Channel, Lifetime and CNBC. She produced on-location coverage of the fall of the Berlin Wall; Nelson Mandela’s release in South Africa; the Gulf War from Baghdad and Iran; and drug wars in Colombia. She is the recipient of four National News Emmys; a Clarion Award; a CINE Golden Eagle Award; and a Silver HUGO for Investigative Reporting.