Liz Kineke is an award-winning journalist and television producer. During her fourteen-year tenure as producer and writer for the CBS Religion & Culture series she created 45 half-hour documentaries that looked at faith and religion as they relate to racism, white supremacy, climate change, immigration, and cultural heritage, among other timely issues. Her most recent reporting can be found in Religion News Service (RNS), Tricycle: The Buddhist Review and AP Global Religion.

A graduate of Denison University in Granville, Ohio, she spent the early part of her career working for foreign broadcasters in the US as well as pioneering TV journalist Linda Ellerbee and the Associated Press Television News.

She is the recipient of seven Religion Communicators Council Wilbur Awards and three Religion News Association awards. She also received a Henry Luce Foundation Public Theologies of Technology and Presence grant. She lives in New York City with her cat Ziggy.


“Religion is always in the room.” ~ Liz Kineke