Mari Bonnemaison


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Mari Bonnemaison’s career started as an on-air investigative reporter for two of highest-rated socio-political television programs in Peru, attaining exclusive interviews with subjects ranging from The Shining Path terrorist to the Air Force Thunderbird fighter pilots. In the United States, Mari has produced/directed documentaries, short films, live productions and commercials. Her ability to combine cultural understanding and bilingual fluency has given her an edge in gaining special access from the Royal Palace of Spain to the Moche Pyramids of Peru.  In 2009 Mari’s managerial skills landed her company in the top 8th out of 90 companies competing to participate in the two-year CEO Accelerator Program of the Maryland Small Business Development Center. Bonnemaison is a Minority Woman-Owned Business.
Mari has served on the Boards of Directors for Women in Film & Video, The Art Museum at The Organization of American States, the Association of Peruvian-American Women and the Ivy-Inter-American Foundation. She studied in Santa Barbara, CA at Westmont College and University of California, Santa Barbara and later graduated with double major in Journalism / Radio, Television and Film at Maryland University. In her professional career she has been the recipient of various awards as Emmy’s, Telly’s, etc.

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