Pam Rorke Levy has been producing, writing, and directing documentaries and other television programming since 1979. Much of her work has focused on the intersection between art, culture, and history. She just finished a three-year stint at KQED creating and overseeing production of the weekly art series Spark. She also acted as supervising producer for KQED's nationally distributed series on independent film, Independent View, and produced, directed, and wrote The Mission, the first in KQED's series on San Francisco neighborhoods. Her other works for public television include Final Choice, an hour-long documentary on physician-assisted suicide, and Sorority, a verité-style portrait of life inside a Berkeley sorority house.
Pam produced many other documentaries and programs over a ten-year period at KRON-TV, where she eventually became executive producer of programming. In that capacity, she supervised the production of all locally produced shows including Bay Area Backroads, Home Turf, public service campaigns, documentaries, and live event coverage, as well as the development of the high technology series Next Step for The Discovery Channel, and many special programs following the 1989 earthquake including The Quake of '89, which received the award for Best Documentary from the American Video Conference.
Pam is a graduate of Swarthmore College and UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism, where she received the Eisner Prize for Creative Achievement.