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Sally Shaum, Producer

Sally Shaum


Sally is a producer/director whose career at PBS Utah spans three decades.  She is interested in stories about social justice and the underserved, with a focus on building connections, empathy, and compassion.

Telling stories both cultural and historical, Sally has produced and directed PBS Utah documentaries on Utah’s children, refugee youth, the Southern Paiutes of Utah, war veterans, and the homeless.  She directed, edited, and co-produced 

Homeless at the End, a documentary on the challenges of Utah’s homeless when they confront their own mortality.  She recently served as producer of the PBS Utah documentary, The Gerda That Remains.  Sally is the recipient of NETA, SPJ, and multiple Rocky Mountain Emmy awards for production excellence.