Naimah Jabali-Nash is a Director and Producer whose work has earned her six Emmy Awards, five PGA Awards, two Peabody Awards and a Critics Choice Documentary Award. After working on HBO’s critically acclaimed news magazine show, Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, Jabali-Nash decided it was time to challenge herself as a storyteller and ventured into the world of long-form documentary filmmaking. She collaborated with renowned director, Stanley Nelson, as a Producer on Netflix’s Crack: Cocaine, Corruption, Conspiracy, which was selected as a 2022 duPont-Columbia Award finalist.
She served as a Director and Producer on the six-part Hulu documentary series, The 1619 Project based on the Pulitzer-Prize winning journalism of Nikole Hannah-Jones. Jabali-Nash won an Emmy Award and a Critics Choice Documentary Award in 2023 for her contribution to the series. She is dedicated to telling stories that give marginalized groups a platform to be seen and heard in hopes that the work makes people feel less alone. She thrives off collaboration and loves making "dope things with dope people," which is why she created Fearless Minds Productions to fearlessly push the boundaries of storytelling with other creatives.
Jabali-Nash is from Oxon Hill, MD and resides in Harlem, NY.