Take Ten, Inc. videos document human-interest stories, promote awareness of public-affairs issues, and educate people of all ages in diverse subjects.
Linda K. Haskins
Linda K. "Sam" Haskins is an independent producer with more than twenty-five years experience in documentary, public affairs, and educational programs. Her films and videos have received awards in numerous national and international competitions and festivals. In 1987 she founded her own production company, Take Ten, Inc. She has directed a diverse range of talent from children to celebrities.
Among her credits are documentaries exploring personal stories such as Through My Sights, a program about World War II aired nationally on PBS; and Crawfish and Freys, a depiction of an intergenerational Cajun family in Louisiana. Her work also covers children’s television including producer/director credits for the acclaimed PBS Reading Rainbow series and documentaries for Kansas Public Television, which include Kansas Kids: Make It Matter and Deadly Fumes. Recently, Linda completed a documentary about a 98-year-old Russian Mennonite immigrant’s message for children, Henry D. Remple: Finding Hope in Troubled Times, and a video drama on women’s reproductive rights, Words of Choice. Her current production is Lucky 13: Kansas City Athletics Baseball 1955-1967 for public television