Dianne Fukami has been nominated for a National Emmy and was awarded the Northern California Emmy for Best Documentary. Prior to founding her own company, Bridge Media, Dianne was Assistant News Director at CBS5 in San Francisco. After the 2011 massive earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Dianne produced a riveting documentary, Stories from Tohoku on the resilience of the survivors. She is currently producing a documentary on Congressman Norm Mineta, first Japanese American Mayor of a major US City. Dianne is on the board of the San Francisco/Northern California chapter of the National Academy of Television and Sciences.