Daniel Pierce Bergin is the Senior Producer and Partnership Manager for Twin Cities Public Television (TPT). His productions include such regional Emmy-winners as Lowertown: The Rise of an Urban Village; North Star: Minnesota’s Black Pioneers and Legacy Letters, a series about protecting Minnesota’s heritage. His Literature & Life: The Givens Collection was named the Best History Documentary at the Prized Pieces International Black Film Festival and he produced Don’t Believe the Hype, TPT’s Emmy award-winning youth media program. Bergin is a Minneapolis native and University of Minnesota graduate who has served on the boards of Intermedia Arts, St. Paul Neighborhood Network and IFP MN. He is also an adjunct instructor at St. Cloud State University, a Minnesota State Arts Board and a 2001 Bush Leadership Fellow, was named one of the “40 under 40” in 2003 by the Twin Cities Business Journal and an Artist of the Year by City Pages.