James Wolner is an regional Emmy award-winning filmmaker and the creator, producer and host of Dakota Spotlight a true crime podcast focussing on the Upper Midwest.
He holds a Bachelor's degree from California State University at Fresno where he studied photojournalism and English Literature.
A California native, Wolner lived in Sweden for over two decades before relocating back to the United States in 2012.
With long experience in the Information Technology industry, he is a certified MySQL Database Administrator and open source programmer; He worked primarily as a website and database developer in Europe and the United States until 2020 when he made a career change to investigative reporting, writing and podcast and film production.
In 2021 Wolner won a regional Emmy award for Forum Communication's documentary film The House on Sweet and Seventh.
He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Languages: English and Swedish
Hobbies: Running, reading, hiking, cooking.
Best part of any day: First sip of coffee
Favorite Movies: The Double Life Of Veronique,Lost in Translation