Byron Hurt

Byron Hurt is also the former host of the Emmy-nominated series, "REEL WORKS with BYRON HURT.” His documentary, Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and broadcast nationally on PBS’ Emmy-award winning series Independent Lens.

Byron's latest film, Soul Food Junkies, won the CNN Best Documentary Award at the American Black Film Festival and Best Documentary at the Urbanworld Film Festival. Soul Food Junkies aired nationally on Independent Lens in 2013.

Hurt is in production for his upcoming PBS documentary, Hazing: How Badly Do You Want In?