Stacy Robinson is a non-fiction producer with more than a decade of experience writing, producing, and supervising documentaries for National Geographic, Discovery, Own, CNBC, and numerous cable networks. As a storyteller, she searches for the emotional soul of every story – no matter how big, or small, the subject might seem.
Stacy has written and produced an hour-long documentary for Discovery Networks on the female doctors who provide healthcare inside Cook County Jail in Chicago. She and her film crew spent over a month with unprecedented access following the doctors and psychologists who treat chronic diseases, drug addiction and the other illnesses of jail inmates. She has written and supervised a 6-hour follow-up documentary series focusing on pregnant women detained at Cook County Jail. With months of unlimited access inside Division 17 Women’s division, the series followed a group of pregnant mothers as they navigated pivotal moments of their incarceration from arrest to delivery.
With National Geographic, Stacy Robinson served as supervising producer for the acclaimed documentary series, Final Report, focusing on such watershed moments in American history as The Jonestown Massacre, TWA Flight 800, Attica Prison Riot, Exxon Valdez and The Gulf War. She was the supervising producer for a 2-hour historical documentary on the 1935 Florida Hurricane, which aired on History.
Stacy was a lead creator of the comedy special My Life Is a Joke, which aired on Oprah Winfrey Network. The docudrama focuses on a group of young female comedians struggling to make it big in Chicago. Most recently, Stacy has worked as a writer and producer for various crime series airing on CNBC and Investigation Discovery as well as the long-running reality series, Strange Inheritance with Jamie Colby currently airing on Fox Business.
She holds her bachelors degree in Fine Art from The School Of The Art Institute Of Chicago.
Films by Stacy Robinson
- We Are Witnesses: Chicago 2019
- Director and Producer