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Ed Wierzbicki


Ed is an Emmy Award-winning producer and arts writer.

For Connecticut Public Television, he's created unique and timely programs such
as Kids Speak Out On Terrorism, Voices In Conflict, and Horton Foote: At Home In Hartford. His long time efforts to promote and report on cultural programming continue to bring New England viewers inside the creative process of today's leading artists, performers, and arts organizations. Since 2009, his Spotlight On The Arts series has appeared on the TV magazine All Things Connecticut, and he is currently a contributing producer to CPTV’s new Connecticut's Cultural Treasures series. Ed’s regular visits to the state's leading arts and history organizations take viewers behind- the-scenes, including the Goodspeed Opera House, Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, Wadsworth Atheneum, Eric Sloane Museum, Westport Country Playhouse, and numerous state cultural centers. His previous producing assignments include news magazines Connecticut Journal and Main Street. He’s earned two regional Emmy Awards and eight nominations for his producing projects in arts & entertainment, history & culture, and education categories.

In addition to television and web stories Ed writes articles on the arts including pieces for American Theatre Magazine and Connecticut Magazine. His numerous media
and writing projects for industry include scripting and producing corporate and educational videos, most recently for the Center for Children's Advocacy. Previously he’s created scripts and communications programs for Dunkin’ Donuts, the Bose Corporation, Massachusetts General Hospital, and other Boston based companies and non-profits.

Ed is also a long time educator. He teaches performance for TV & Film, screenwriting, acting, and various courses in theatre and film in both college and pre-professional arts settings; previously at the Walnut Hill School for the Arts and as Associate Professor of Fine Arts/Theatre at Naugatuck Valley College. He currently contributes at Middlesex Community College.

Ed is a graduate of Boston University. College of Communications (MS) and Theatre School (BFA)