Chris Ragazzo is a writer , director, producer and photographer who studied filmmaking at State University Of New York at Purchase. His work as a director can be seen in the PBS Series, Texas Ranch House. As recipient of the Award for New Directors from the Association of Independent Commercial Producers, his commercial work is part of the Museum of Modern Art’s permanent collection. Mr. Ragazzo’s writing and directing credits include work for MTV, VH-1, Nickelodeon, Oxygen, Universal Television and The Sundance Channel, and his work as a photographer has appeared in national publications, such as The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The New York Daily News, The Boston Globe, TV Guide, People, Real Simple and on CNN. His most recent shows include projects for The Sundance Channel (Push Girls & Strive) and The Independent Film Channel (Comedy Bang! Bang!). In addition, Chris is an official photographer for The U.S. Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency. His most recent deployment took him to Jackson, Mississippi to photograph the flood and tornado damage in rural areas of the state.