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Nicole Betancourt

Parent Earth, Founder, CEO

New York City, New York

Nicole Betancourt is an Emmy award-winning producer and director with twenty years experience creating and distributing documentaries and short videos. Her work has shown on television (HBO, WNET, POV) and online (Parent Earth, Huffington Post, Parents.com), won over a dozen awards, and screened at thousands of community events. Media around the world, including The New York Times, Variety, and The Oprah Winfrey Show, has praised her films.

Nicole was granted a Food and Community Fellowship with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to create the Parent Earth video series (70 shorts) that educates parents about healthy, sustainable food. She recently produced an 18-part short video series with Efran Films for Huffington Post, Influencers and Innovation. She lives in New York City with her husband and two daughters.

Selected Publications
Nicole regularly writes food-related articles and and shares videos for Huffington Post.

Selected Videos
Nicole produced Influencers and Innovation with Efran Films for Huffington Post in April-June 2013, an 18-part short video series that “focuses on people who have made breakthrough innovations that effect our daily lives.”

A 3-part series with short videos on The Farm Bill, Child Obesity, and a Food Hero, Nicole produced Parents Stand Up for Food in October 2011:

Updated July 2013.