Kitty Overton

Kitty OvertonKitty Overton, Executive Producer, Creative Content and Impact Strategy 

Kitty Overton is an executive producer with extensive experience managing the creative development and production of purpose-driven strategic content. She established and led the strategic content practice lead at Fenton, a premier social change communications agency, where she oversaw the development and production of multi-platform digital and broadcast content for foundations, non-profits and select brands working to address our most pressing environmental, social justice, and human rights challenges. 

One of many highlights of her time at Fenton was guiding Upworthy through the formation and launch of an original branded content division, instituting formal production processes and overseeing the creative development and production of projects for Environmental Working Group, Electronic Frontier Foundation, and the CSR division of Whirlpool. Other memorable clients at Fenton included The CDC Foundation, W. K. Kellogg Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, California Community Foundation, California Health Care Foundation, Kresge Foundation, ASPCA, American Heart Association and Green Century Funds. 

Prior to joining Fenton, Kitty was co-founder and executive producer of Good Films, a boutique commercial production company of broadcast and multi-media marketing content for some of the world’s most iconic brands including Quaker Oats, J&J, Unilever, SAP, Garnier, and Ronald McDonald House Charities. 

At Thaler Pekar & Partners, Kitty’s expertise informs content development and production and impact campaign strategy.

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Upcoming Events & Appearances

May 14-16, 2021
Association of Junior Leagues International, keynote Participatory Narrative Inquiry program

August 20, 2020
Defense Information School, Advanced Story Work

June 30, 2020
Penn State, oral history interviewing and story elicitation

June 30, 2020
Knowledge Network Group, European Union

April 14, 2020
Columbia University School of Professional Studies

March 25, 2020
"Equitable Communication", private client program

March 17-19, 2020
WBENC Summit & Salute, Nashville

February 4-7, 2020
"Beyond Understanding: Listening for Emergence", Frank Conference, Gainesville, FL

December 5, 2019
Dual Office Philanthropic Client, DC & NYC

December 4, 2019
Social Sector client, Mississauga, Ontario

November 18-22, 2019
Funders' Collaborative Strategy & Narrative, Copenhagen

November 14, 2019
Corporate Retail Client, NYC

November 7, 2019
Nationswell Summit, NYC

October 13-18, 2019
"Build Trust & Inspire Action ~ A 3-Part Method for Motivating Others", Opportunity Collaboration, Cancun, Mexico

October 4 & 5, 2019
"Beyond Understanding: Listening for Emergence", Communications Network, Austin

October 3, 2019
"Breakthrough & Story Your Future!", pre-conference workshop, Montana Nonprofit Association

September 24, 2019
"Why Story Matters to Your Leadership", Guide Dogs for the Blind

September 23, 2019
The Ethics of Working with Story, Northern California Grantmakers

September 17-19, 2019
"Building Big Narratives by Sharing Small Stories", Waggl Harvest: Voices at Work Leader Retreat, St. Helena, CA

Early September, 2019Documentary filming, Utah

August 19, 2019
Private Client, Princeton, NJ

June 25-27, 2019
WBENC National Conference, Houston

May 7, 2019
CTAM Communications Strategies Course

April 11, 2019
Storytelling and Social Change, Institute for Research on Women, Rutgers the State University of NJ

April 9, 2019
Presence & Engagement program, Anomaly, NYC

March 20, 2019
Starion Bank, North Dakota

March 19, 2019
North Dakota Council on the Arts