The Atlantic / Trivago
Real. People. Stories.
Upper West Side Media finds the best and most compelling stories of real people. We create authentic storytelling using impactful content to shape the brand narrative across digital and commercial campaigns, documentaries, and series. Our digital content has been viewed by millions. We collaborate with our clients to inspire maximum brand engagement.
Co-founders Trisha Sorrells Doyle and Claudia Kist are EMMY® award-winning producers who are experts at finding, researching and casting stories that move people.
Prior to joining forces, Trisha and Claudia were CBS News 60 Minutes and ABC News producers. They covered breaking news and long-form investigative pieces for all of the networks' platforms and shows. Coverage ranged from bio- and global terrorism to murder mysteries to profiles on Beyoncé and Bikram yoga.
Both Trisha and Claudia have Juris Doctorate degrees from Columbia Law School and Benjamin N. Cardozo Law School, respectively.
• Three EMMY® Awards and three nominations
• George Foster Peabody Award
• Alfred I. DuPont - Columbia University Award
• Sigma Delta Chi Award, Best Investigative Reporting
• Cine Gold Eagle
• Multiple Overseas Press Club citations
• The Chris Awards, Bronze Plaque
• US International Film and Festival, Gold Camera
Winter 2020: Currently on Vice UK (US premiere soon to follow): Fine Young Criminals, a ten-hour true crime series that takes you on a rollercoaster ride from innocence to outlaw.
Dec. 2018: UWSM casts 1989: The Year That Made Us, a six-part National Geographic series, for The Intellectual Property Corporation