An award-winning journalist, Marisa Fox has reported on 9/11, opioid addiction and sexual surrogates, and has written and edited celebrity cover stories for major publications like The New York Times, InStyle, Chicago Tribune, New York, Elle, O and Harper’s Bazaar. Her political editorials and features on Holocaust, sexual violence, arts & culture, and women’s issues for Israeli newspaper Ha’aretz have been syndicated in The International New York Times and The Forward. She has produced news, interview shows and special programming for Vh1, FX, HBO & PBS, and her campaigns on infertility and domestic violence for Hearst Digital were award nominated. Her graduate publication, Arts Chicago, won a National Journalism Society Award. She holds a Master’s and Bachelor’s in Science from the Medill School of Journalism and a Bachelor’s of Arts in French Language & Literature from Northwestern University. MY UNDERGROUND MOTHER is her directorial debut.