|Toni Weingarten focuses on issues of religion and faith, while also writing about people and places for travel, leisure and alumni magazines. Her religion stories appear in The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, The Dallas Morning News, Spirituality and Health Magazine, and other publications. Toni's focus is on feature stories that look in-depth at an issue. Her writing on people and places appears in Coastal Living Magazine, Cruising World Magazine, and alumni publications as diverse as Brown University, University of Virginia, and University of California at Davis.
Toni began her career as a script reader for Lorimar Pictures at MGM Studios, Los Angeles. She then received her Masters in Journalism from the University of Southern California, and immediately got work as a researcher on a KCBS-TV documentary that won a regional EMMY. She wrote and produced segments for an EMMY-winning KCBS-TV magazine show, wrote and produced numerous corporate videos - winning both regional and international honors, and then wrote, designed and produced America Adventure, a CD-ROM for young people picked as one of the top 10 by PC Magazine. Toni also worked as head of Story Development for KCTS-TV, the PBS affiliate in Seattle, where she developed. wrote and co-produced The Rhona Disaster: WWII's Secret Tragedy, a one-hour documentary for The History Channel.