Aaliah Hartley is an Emmy Award-Winning Producer, a writer, videographer, director, editor, and photographer who received her degree in Film Production Studies at Metropolitan State University. She began her career with Rocky Mountain PBS as a producer of Standing in the Gap, a docu-series on the achievement gap in Denver Public Schools. During her time with Rocky Mountain Public Media, she has worked as an Audience Services Representative, Community Engagement Coordinator, Development Associate, Executive Assistant to the President and CEO, and now is a Community Producer for KUVO JAZZ.
In 2018, Aaliah started her own business venture, Exalted Productions, as a video and film producer and photographer. Born in Cape Town, South Africa and raised in Miami, Aaliah had a unique trajectory growing up undocumented in the U.S. Life through this lens has pushed her to aim for social awareness and equality through video and filmmaking. Aaliah’s multi-talented pursuits have driven her to be a producer and storyteller whose goal is to help shine a light on the stories that need it.