Teri Mitchell, coauthor of Livin' Large -- African American Sisters Confront Obesity, is a longtime journalist and network television producer. Formerly a producer with "Dateline NBC" and CNN's "American Morning," she currently is a producer for a nationally syndicated talk show.
Ms. Mitchell is passionate about telling stories and sharing information that can change lives, especially the lives of women and families. She shares with her sister, Stacy, a love of writing and a desire to help empower African Americans to take control of their health, their relationships and their communities.
A graduate of Howard University with a B.A. in journalism, Ms. Mitchell also holds a J.D. from Georgetown University and an M.A. in media studies from The New School University in New York City. She is an Edward R. Murrow Award winner for excellence in journalism and a two-time Emmy® nominee.
In addition to her writing and television work, Ms. Mitchell is a volunteer mentor. In her spare time, she enjoys movies, long afternoon naps, reading, being outdoors, and spending time with friends and family.