Mitchell Riley is the producer of the award-winning, Arizona Illustrated. During his career in southern Arizona, Mitchell has been recognized with 25 Emmy® Awards from the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for his work as a producer, photographer and editor. His stories have aired on PBS Newshour including “Differences”, a profile of a young man who has persevered after being born without arms or legs and “Camp Bravo” about a camp for homeless veterans near downtown Tucson.
He holds a B.A. from the University of Colorado and an M.F.A. in Film from Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. He has a deep passion for community storytelling, focusing on the lives and experiences of people in southern Arizona.