Karla Murthy

Karla Murthy is an Emmy Award-nominated producer, and the director and producer of the new documentary The Place That Makes Us, which premieres March 30 on WORLD Channel and worldchannel.org, and then stream on amdoc.org, LinkTV.org, PBS.org and the PBS app. She began her career working for the veteran journalist Bill Moyers, and has been a producer, cameraperson and correspondent for various PBS news magazines over the last 15 years. Her work was cited by the Columbia Journalism Review as “compelling, informative and compassionate.” Karla is of Filipino and South Asian descent. She graduated from Oberlin College, is an alum of the Third World Newsreel Workshop and the Documentary Institute at Antioch College in Ohio.


Finding Home

By Karla Murthy | March 29, 2021

Finding Home

First-time documentarian Karla Murthy, whose film The Place That Makes Us airs tomorrow on WORLD Channel, ponders what home means to her.