Ms. Chasin earned a BA from City College of New York (Speech/Communication), an MA from Queens College (Speech/Communication) and doctoral courses from the Graduate Center, CUNY.
Perri Chasin is a broadcast writer/producer, filmmaker and educator.
Her critically acclaimed series Final Curtain for National Public Radio's KCRW FM and KCRW.com was nominated for a Golden Mike Award. As Senior Producer of the nightly KCOP/TV 10 PM news, she was nominated for an Emmy Award. She was a producer for KNBC, CNBC, Financial News Network and co-producer of the documentary From Sea to Shining Sea: The Story of Hands Across America. She has worked at Columbia Pictures, Polygram Pictures, has produced entertainment specials, reality series, live events and was an executive at CBS Records International. She has been recognized as an Inspiring Educator by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. for creating and teaching Media and Propaganda (formerly Social Change Through Media) and is the recipient of an Otis Faculty Development OARS Research Grant on Critical Thinking.
Ms. Chasin has taught at New York University and St. John's University in New York where she was named Most Valuable Faculty Member by Sigma Alpha Eta, the Student Honor Society.
She is the author of Earth Rx: A Year's Supply of Environmental Tips to Protect the Planet (Landmark Calendars) and her Hands Across America music video is part of the 'Visions and Values' permanent collection of the Skirball Museum.