Annie Powers is a twice Primetime Emmy-nominated historical researcher, writer, and producer of documentary and scripted TV and film. After receiving her MA in history, she began her career on history programs like Drunk History and the genealogy show Who Do You Think You Are? Since then, Powers has specialized in producing stories at the intersection of culture, history, and politics. She has worked on and developed series for Amazon, CNN, Comedy Central, NBC, Fox, BBC America, the History Channel, and more. Most recently, she wrote and produced a fictional short film that critiques our cultural obsession with true crime, which premiered at the Montclair Film Festival in 2019.