Hanson R. Hosein and Heather R. Hughes are principals of HRH Media Group LLC, a Seattle-based communications strategy and content production agency.
Heather is a veteran journalist (NBC News, Ha’aretz newspaper, CHBC TV, KING 5), award-winning documentary filmmaker and communicator (Premera Blue Cross, Sahale Snacks) and a journalism graduate of Western Washington University.
Hanson Hosein is a trusted convener and education leader. He is the Co-Founder of the Communication Leadership master’s program at the University of Washington and the President of HRH Media Group LLC, a media production and communications strategy firm that has worked with organizations such as REI, Factal, Microsoft, Tableau Software, and the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Hanson is presently intent on recalibrating the power dynamic between people and technology as Co-Principal of MIRA! — Mobilize Innovation, Reimagine Agency — a community-first approach to learning and innovation. He’s also developing new curriculum around emergent leadership for a variety of organizations.
Hanson’s work as an early practitioner of multimedia storytelling is documented in his “Storyteller Uprising” book: as an Emmy and Overseas Press Club award-winning journalist for NBC News, a solo TV war correspondent with MSNBC and CBC and as a documentary director whose “Independent America” films have been streamed and broadcast worldwide. While at the UW, Hanson has also been recognized as Seattle’s “Most Influential” as he engages publicly with the region’s leaders on-camera and on-stage. He’s the host of the university’s “Co-Existing with COVID-19” Public Lectures series, and leads conversations on misinformation in partnership with the UW Center for an Informed Public. Hanson has law degrees from McGill University and the University of Paris, and a master’s in journalism from Columbia University.
Watch Hanson’s “Future Computed” interview with Microsoft leadership on Artificial Intelligence, his TEDx talk “Why I drop the mic” and his Creative Mornings presentation on Creativity and Compassion.
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