digital stories and photographs

About

Amelia Kunhardt is digital media manager/producer at the Harvard Business School, where she shoots and edits videos, multimedia stories and still images, and produces “Cold Call,” the official podcast of HBS. Previously she worked as video editor and photo editor at the Portland Press Herald, and as a staff photographer at the Quincy Patriot Ledger and the Topeka Capital Journal. She has also freelanced in the U.S., Russia and Italy. She was a 2010 Kiplinger Fellow in Public Affairs Journalism at the John Glenn School of Public Affairs at the Ohio State University. She earned a master’s degree in journalism at the University of Missouri and a bachelor’s degree in English literature at Bowdoin College. She has taught photojournalism, visual journalism and multimedia storytelling at Emerson College, Northeastern University and Benedictine College.

AWARDS, SERVICE AND EXHIBITS

– Emmy nominations, health science feature, historical feature, feature short and editor/short form, Boston/New England Chapter of National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, 2016
– Features/Lifestyle video, first place, Maine Press Association, 2015
– Multimedia category, second place, Boston Press Photographers Associations, 2015
– Emmy nominations, societal concerns program, feature short and video essay categories, Boston/New England Chapter of National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, 2015
– Emmy Award, societal concerns program, Boston/New England Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, 2014
– Emmy nominations, video essay and editor of health/science program categories, Boston/New England Chapter of National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, 2014
– News video/daily, second place, Maine Press Association, 2014
– Video/Multimedia, third place, Boston Press Photographers Association, 2013
– Emmy nominations, health/science program and business/consumer programs, Boston/New England Chapter of National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, 2012
– Emmy Award, health/science program, Boston/New England Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, 2011

– Crime and courts reporting, first place, New England Newspaper & Press Association, 2011
– Video, first place, New England Newspaper & Press Association, 2011
– Multimedia interactive presentation, honorable mention, Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar, 2011
– Feature picture story, third place, Boston Press Photographers Association, 2011
– Multimedia, honorable mention, FotoWeekDC International Awards Competition, 2011
– Multimedia slideshow, first place, New England Associated Press News Executives Association, 2011

– Emmy nomination, societal concerns program, Boston/New England Chapter of National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, 2011
– Photo Story, first place, New England Associated Press News Executives Association, 2010
– Multimedia slideshow, second place, New England Associated Press News Executives Association, 2010
– Multimedia, first place, New England Associated Press News Executives Association, 2009
– Master photographer, New England Society of Newspaper Editors, 2009
– Publick Occurrences Award for Photojournalism, New England Newspaper Association, 2008
– Exhibitor, Women in Photojournalism, an annual national juried exhibit sponsored by the National Press Photographers Association, 2008, 2007, 2005, 2002, 1999, 1998, 1996, 1994, 1992
– Best in Show, Boston Press Photographers Association annual photo contest, 2007
–Sports feature photo, first place, Class 2, New England Associated Press News Executives Association, 2006

– Photography judge, 27th annual Best of Newspaper Design Creative Competition, sponsored by the Society for News Design (SND). Served as judge of newspaper photography, newspaper use of photography, and small newspaper design by domestic and foreign publications, 2006
– Feature photo, first place, Class 2, New England Associated Press News Executives Association, 2005
– Publick Occurrences Award for Photojournalism, New England Newspaper Association, 2005
– News picture story, first place, Boston Press Photographers Association, 2004
– News picture story, first place, Inland Press Association, 2004

– Sports photo, first place, Class 2, New England Associated Press News Executives Association, 2004
– Best in Show, New England Associated Press News Executives Association, 2004
– Sports photo, first place, Daily Class 2, New England Press Association, 2004
– Sports photo, first place, circ. 25,000-74,999, Editor and Publisher Photos of the Year Competition 2003
– First place, portrait, Class 2, New England Associated Press News Executives Association, 2003
– Sasakawa Sports Foundation World Sports Photo Contest, Exhibitor, Japan, 2000
– Photo series, first place, alternative weekly class, New England Press Association, 2000

– Award of Excellence, issue reporting photo/magazine division, 57th Pictures of the Year International, 1998
– Feature photo/magazine division, first place, 56th Pictures of the Year International, 1998
– Issue reporting photo/magazine division, award of excellence, 56th Pictures of the Year International, 1998
– Sweepstakes Award, multiple picture series, Inland Press Association, 1995
– Feature picture story, first place, the Associated Press Kansas-Missouri Region, 1993

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

National Press Photographers Association, member since 1990.
Boston Press Photographers Association, member since 2002.



ON ASSIGNMENT courtesy of colleague Sue Scheible and her stealth camera work: