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Olivia Yarvis

Video Producer


Olivia Yarvis is a video producer at The Boston Globe, where she primarily produces short-form documentary video, animated explainers, and breaking news coverage. The Austin, Texas native is passionate about producing stories concerning the human impacts of politics and policy through diverse visual mediums. Prior to joining the Globe in March 2023, Yarvis was an associate producer at FRONTLINE PBS and a multimedia fellow at the Texas Tribune, where her short documentary, “Feeling of Betrayal,” about a family fleeing Texas to protect their transgender child amid the threat of child abuse investigations won the 2022 Society of Professional Journalists National Mark of Excellence Award for feature videography. Her freelance documentary short, “La Casa del Migrante,” which chronicled the story of an immigrant collective facing illegal eviction in the Southwest Side of Chicago, was nominated for a 2022 International Documentary Association Award and an official selection at the Academy Award-Qualifying American Documentary Film Festival. She also interned at CNN, GBH, and 60 Second Docs. Yarvis graduated as valedictorian of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in 2023.