Maddy Kadish

Writer, Instructional Designer, and Producer


Maddy Kadish

Maddy is a perpetual learner, explorer, and a great audience. Maddy works at PBS in Washington DC developing video and online activities on PBS LearningMedia for teacher and students. Prior to that she worked at Pearson Education in Boston and London, developing online and mobile content and conducting user testing.

Maddy writes for MovieMaker Magazine, the nation’s leading resource on the art and business of making movies, and The Independent, formerly The Independent Film & Video Monthly, a leading source of information for independent, grassroots, and activist media-makers since 1978. Maddy covers trends in filmmaking and new media technologies.

She has served on juries for the Boston Jewish Film Festival and the Glovebox Short Film & Animation Festival.

Maddy spent 10 years as a film, video, and multimedia Producer, specializing in educational media. As a Producer at VPG Integrated Media, she received an Interactive Award for Kids, Tweens, and Teens from MITX (Massachusetts Innovation and Technology Exchange) in 2009 for her work on LifeSkills, an animated CD-ROM series for kids about substance abuse prevention.

Maddy worked as an Associate Producer for The Lord Group, a subsidiary of advertising agency Young & Rubicam, where she produced radio and TV ads for Verizon and The Wiz, among other projects.

She holds a B.S. from Cornell University and an Ed.M. from Harvard University’s program in Technology, Innovation, and Education.

Bio on The Independent.