Rayner Ramirez is an Executive Producer at Fusion, an ABC – Univision Joint Venture that will be launching a multi-platform news and lifestyle cable channel in the Fall 2013. Before joining Fusion, Rayner was a Producer for NBC News’ Dateline and Nightly News where he was the recipient of numerous awards including a 2012 Emmy award for videography for a documentary about missionaries in Haiti. Prior to NBC News, he worked as a freelance photographer, independent documentary filmmaker and human rights observer. Independent projects were funded by his work as a carpenter and woodworker. He was once an intern at Downtown Community TV Center where he edited his first independent documentary many years ago when manufacturing jobs in the garment industry still existed in Chinatown.