Jon Alpert has produced and directed dozens of acclaimed documentaries, winning 16 Emmy Awards and two Academy Award nominations. He has also won four Columbia DuPont Awards, two Overseas Press Club Awards and a Peabody Award. More than a hundred of his reports and documentaries from across the United States and around the world have been broadcast on HBO, NBC, ABC, CBS, PBS, ESPN, Canadian, and Japanese networks. Alpert is the Co-Founder/Co-Executive Director of the Downtown community Television Center (DCTV), the oldest and most honored non-profit community media arts center in the country. It is located in a landmark Tribeca firehouse in New York City.