Valerie Patterson is the director of marketing for a regional residential real estate company. From 1997 until 2005, she worked at Dow Jones & Co. Inc. and was the producer of The Wall Street Journal Online's real estate site for both commercial and residential coverage. While at wsj.com, she was a frequent guest on CNBC, CNN and Fox News. She holds a B.A. in German and Communications from Cedar Crest College and an M.A. in speech communication from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Ms. Patterson joins us a writer with a special emphasis on documentaries. Look for her upcoming feature article, Green Is Good, in our 2013 Program Guide. The piece takes a closer look at two of this year's documentaries, The Vision of Paolo Soleri: Prophet in the Desert and Surya Prakash — A Journey Through Life and Art.