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Southern Illinois University Carbondale B.S.
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Fareed Alston is an award-winning Video-Journalist and Instructor, who writes, directs and produces Documentary video.

Recent Work:

Twelve Days in Ferguson (2019)
, a feature length documentary that covers 2014 protest and events in Ferguson, Missouri following the killing of Michael Brown Jr., which was screened in 2019 at Chicago's Columbia College Doc Your World, a film festival sponsored by the Fulbright Foundation.

(2020), a documentary web-series published to YouTube, which sponsors youth-made video and covers regional social culture. Most recently, with former U.S. Senator Roland Burris, produced a video interview made by teens.

Founder of the audio-video business City-Productions and Publishing LLC (City-Productions), he produced and/or directed over 300 productions for personal and business clients, including corporations and non-profits in Chicago, Illinois and St. Louis, Missouri.

Past creative and technical work includes over 10 years in digital videography and photography, audio-video editing and as a production assistant for independent productions and media projects organized by media corporations such as CNBC, MTV.

Currently runs City-Productions directing DIGITAL CINEMA PRODUCTION, which is a six-week summer internship, which creates space for local youth to develop a trade in audio-video production. His past teaching experience includes 3 years as an instructor for Community Television Network.