Morgan Atkinson has worked as a communications professional since 1975. In 1985, he established his own video production company, Duckworks, Inc.
A native of Louisville, KY, Atkinson writes and produces programs that examine issues of community and culture. His most recent projects include Soul Searching, a documentary on Thomas Merton, and the soon to be released Uncommon Vision: The life of John Howard Griffin, author of the ground-breaking book, Black Like Me. He is currently beginning work on a program examing the life of Harlan Hubbard, the acclaimed Kentucky artist and naturalist.
Atkinson's work has been featured nationwide on PBS, on KET (Kentucky's PBS affiliate) and various film festivalsl. Other award-winning documentaries include Live Music, the story of Louisville musician Tim Krekel; A Way of Life, a reflection on Kentucky's passion for basketball, Falls City, a wry look at Louisville's ill-fated Falls Fountain, and Gethsemani, an account of life at the famed Trappist monastery in rural Kentucky.