Sunny Nash
Author - Producer

Sunny Nash is an award-winning television producer and photographer; media and online content strategist; and exhibition curator. She is author of a family memoir about life with her part-Comanche grandmother, Bigmama Didn’t Shop At Woolworth’s, internationally recognized by the Association of American University Presses for understanding U.S. race relations; and recommended by the Miami-Dade Library System for Native American Collections. Recognized by Women in Photography International, two Nash photographs are touring internationally with the Smithsonian exhibition, Reflections in Black: a history of black photographers, 1840-present (W.W. Norton 2000). Commissioned music biographer for Harvard’s African American National Biography (Oxford University Press 2008), Nash is a three-time winner of Professional Artist Fellowships from the Arts Council for Long Beach (2003, 2009 & 2014).


Sunny Nash is a former nationally syndicated newspaper columnist (Knight-Ridder & Hearst), Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)-affiliated television writer-producer, and National Public Radio (NPR)-affiliated program director.


​Bachelor of Arts: School of Journalism & Broadcast News, Texas A&M University

Graduate Certification: Instructional Technology, University of California, San Diego

Graduate Specialization: Adjunct Professors, Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communications, Arizona State University 

Professional Development: Visual Literacy - Simmons Graduate School of Library & Information 

Professional Specialization: Journalism Social Media Strategy - Poynter Institute & Knight Foundation

Professional Development: Copyright Law for Educators & Librarians - Library of Congress

Bigmama Didn't Shop at Woolworth's