For six years, Daniel Karslake has been an award-winning producer for the highly acclaimed newsmagazine, “In the Life,” which airs nationally on PBS in over 120 markets. Recognition for his outstanding work for the show, which has centered primarily on issues regarding religion and homosexuality, includes an Emmy nomination from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, as well as praise from GLAAD and the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association.
From 2001 to mid-2002, Mr. Karslake served as Supervising Producer for ITL, overseeing all aspects of production for the news magazine. In the fall of 2002, Mr. Karslake partnered with WNET in New York to produce the pilot for “What’s Next With Andrew Shapiro” for PBS.
Mr. Karslake is also founding partner of The Atticus Group, Inc., a New York-based production company dedicated to reinventing traditional art forms and promoting discussion across a wide range of contemporary issues. The Atticus Group was represented on Broadway in 2003 by Baz Luhrmann's Tony Award-winning production of Puccini s LA BOHEME. Atticus also co-produced the innovative revival of BIG RIVER with the Roundabout Theatre Company last season.
Prior to his producing career, Mr. Karslake was a fundraising and development executive, raising money for organizations such as The Riverside Church in New York, City of Hope National Medical Center and Beckman Research Institute in Los Angeles, and the library system for University of Southern California where he attended the USC School of Cinema-Television. He graduated cum laude from Duke University with a B.A. in Public Policy Studies.