Frank Blanquet is Yucatec Maya but grew up in the humble heart of Hollywood, California. He is an award-winning content Producer and Director of Television for First Nations Experience, with over 20 years of production and postproduction work in the broadcast industry. Blanquet’s documentary and journalism works have been featured nationally on PBS, Public Television, NBC and The Learning Channel as well as NPR radio stations across the country. He was part of the team that in 2011 helped to launch the FNX Channel (@FNXTV) as the first National Native American Television Channel in the United States. Since its initial launch, Blanquet has helped FNX attain national distribution via PBS member stations, public television broadcasters and Tribal TV stations across the country, helping secure a reach exceeding 74.5 million households, as well as digital distribution for mobile and online applications.
- Fund for Indigenous Journalists: Reporting on Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, Two-Spirit, Transgender People (MMIWG2T)