Jeri Openshaw worked for KUTV News / NBC for 16 years as a weekend news manager and weekend news producer and assignment editor. She most notably developed and produced award winning “Baby Your Baby” multimedia campaign and documentaries, produced nationally recognized “Wednesday’s Child” news segments, produced teen suicide special program and drug and alcohol documentaries, producer of four live three-hour “Wednesday’s Child” docuthons.
Jeri then moved to KSL TV/ CBS as a producer of public affairs where she worked on many community-based multi-media projects for 8 years, such as the KSL “Family Now” multimedia project, “Our Town” a community calendar interview segment, Public Service Announcements, Quarters for Christmas, Teacher Feature, and Primary Children’s Medical Center Radiothon.
Jeri has received eight EMMY Awards, a National IRIS Award, a National Unity Award for “Faces of Abuse” documentary. National American Women in Radio and Television Award for Women and Heart Disease “Her Healthy Heart” PSA Campaign, The National Silver Gavel Award for the documentary “It’s Called Rape” a special award from the Utah State Division of Aging for work with abused seniors and many local Gold and Silver Utah Broadcaster Awards.
In addition to her work for Image Reborn, Jeri is also actively involved with public relations and volunteer matters at the Culture and Community Engagement Department/ Utah State Library Communications Manager/Library for the Blind and Disabled.