Film and Television

  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting Recognition
  • International Film and Video Festival of New York
  • Chicago International Film Festival
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Storytelling and Media

  • Emmys
  • Gabriel Awards
  • Parents’ Choice Awards
  • Central Educational Network
  • National Association of Broadcasters Recognition
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Educator & Curriculum Designer





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Nella Citino is a media storyteller with over 20 years experience in the video, media, and film industries. Nella has supervised several national, regional, and local broadcast programs and a variety of online outreach projects. She has produced, directed, and written documentaries, children's programs, and news segments as well as short and feature films.

Her professional credits include the national children’s programs “Get Real!” and “Zoom” and nationally distributed documentaries covering a variety of social issues. She has received seven regional Emmys, five Gabriel Awards, Special Recognition from the National Association of Broadcasters, several Telly Awards and several Parents’ Choice Awards.

She has developed several Boot Camps to for film and media outreach.  Presently 180 participants were trained to become future media professionals.

Nella earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Kent State University and a Master of Arts degree from Bowling Green State University.