Fred Kaufman is an American television producer. He has been executive producer of “Nature” since 1991 and has worked on the series since its premiere in 1982. In 2006, “The Queen of Trees” won broadcasting’s highest honor, the Peabody Award, and, at the Banff World Television Festival, the NHK President’s Prize, which recognizes excellence in high definition programming. Other noteworthy programs have included “In the Wild: Orangutans with Julia Roberts” which won a prestigious Genesis Award for Outstanding PBS Documentary, and the Emmy Award-winning “The Urban Elephant”.
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