Jamie McDonald writes, directs and hosts the Emmy award winning PBS television series “New York Originals,” which brought about the subsequent book of the same name published by Universe/Rizzoli. He is a former producer at Fox News and an award-winning documentary filmmaker. His last film, “Pulp Fiction Art: Cheap Thrills and Painted Nightmares” was broadcast on several public television stations nationwide. The film received three out of four stars from USA Today, and won two “Best Documentary” awards. He also co-produced “The Latin Legends of Comedy,” which has played in several theaters and has also been released on DVD. Before working at Fox News, Jamie was a production assistant at CBS working on several shows including “60 Minutes,” “CBS Evening News with Dan Rather,” “CBS This Morning,” and “Late Show with David Letterman.” While working at CBS he wrote “The Old Town Trolley’s Guide to Boston’s Freedom Trial” a guidebook about some of Boston’s best known landmarks. He also contributes to “CBS Sunday Morning” filming wildlife for their distinctive nature segments. Jamie has a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Boston University and a Master’s Degree from New York University.