Sydnee Winston

Content Writer/Producer

Location icon United States of America

Sydnee C. Winston is a native Washingtonian, museum enthusiast and professional writer and content producer. With eight years of experience developing online educational content for both museums (Smithsonian Institution and The National Women's History Museum) and public media (WETA-TV), Sydnee's career has been inspired by a deep passion and interest in history and cultural heritage. She believes in the power that they hold as tools to promote self-understanding and esteem as well as foster curiosity, respect and understanding between groups of people.

As an Associate Producer in National Programming at WETA-TV, she worked with the Vice President of Content (National Programming) to conceive, research, write and develop documentaries and TV specials for PBS.

Prior to joining WETA, she worked as a writer/editor and online producer at the National Women's History Museum. While at the Museum, she developed, wrote and produced several digital video series including the "Women's History Minute," and a documentary series that explored women's historical roles in shaping our nation.

Ms. Winston holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in women’s studies from Penn State University. She is active in many organizations including the National Press Club, Penn State Alumni Association, and volunteer groups in Washington, DC.

Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Les Anxovetes: "El Meu Avi"

For two weeks this summer, as I moved around the National Mall, I felt as if I had been transported to the Mediterranean coast. Sitting in the Plaça Major or at Rinzler Stage, I would close my eyes and sway to the gentle and harmonious melodies that Les Anxovetes crooned into the Festival air.

Art Talk - Women & STEM Education: Conduit to Opportunity

This live Art Talk will be co-hosted by the National Women's History Museum and we'll be taking your questions from social media. Today's trending conversations around Science, Technology, Engineering and Math include the need for better STEM education and the benefits of STEM careers.

National Constitution Center
Why Women's History?

Now that women's history month has reached its third week-and blogs, news programs and classrooms nationwide have been abuzz with fascinating factoids about America's historic women-what will happen to our zest for women's history once the month comes to an end?