From global stories on film and podcasts, to curating or LIVE storytelling events, our UNTOLD team is dedicated to produce and share engaging, beautifully-crafted stories that honor the spirit of the human existence.
The UNTOLD Team
Karen Shayne, Host/Executive Producer
Karen is a former healthcare professional and cancer survivor. She began her work in production by creating award-winning healthcare segments for Nashville based CBS and NBC. She was also featured in HuffPost, AOL/Yahoo, People Magazine, Nashville Business Journal, Hope For Women Magazine, The Doctors Channel, Healthline, and ABC Chicago. Karen also hosted a radio show on Salem Media Network. In 2012, Karen created the Women Survivors Alliance, a 501c3 non-profit with the purpose of the establishing a network where women affected by cancer can find their voice, improve their quality of life, and embrace their journey. Today, Karen travels around the country finding stories that inspire and motivate. She also is the Publisher of New Focus Daily Magazine and Host/Executive Producer of the series, global storytelling movement, UNTOLD. Karen has been recognized for multiple awards ranging from 2011’s Health Care Hero by the Nashville Business Journal and the 2003 Small Business Council of America’s “Humanitarian of The Year” award. Simply, Karen has proven understanding every aspect of a survivor because she is a survivor. Karen’s extensive background in media production has lead to the creation of the UNTOLD project. Now it is her passion to find provocative, yet inspiring stories in hopes one life can be moved to change their corner of the world.
Lorna Dancey, Host, Photojournalist, Producer
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
As a social impact photographer, Lorna Dancey empowers people through her unique photography coupled with her genuine style of writing, that inspires hope and change in the world. Lorna has the ability to capture the essence of truth in a world of unspoken and silent topics that relate to mental health, domestic abuse, cancer, homelessness and PTSD. This passion led Dancey to create the Scars project, State of Mind project, the Skin-Deep project and the Silent Scream project. Lorna has interviewed and photographed over 200 individuals to draw attention and to help remove the stigma surrounding these very important topics. These topics consist of depression, anxiety, eating disorders, suicide, cancer and much more in hopes of helping others who struggle to not feel so alone and realize they matter; and in doing so, Lorna is able to give a face to those who suffer in silence and for us all to realize we are not alone. There is help and there is hope and we all need to advocate for those who cannot. To be good humans and show compassion and kindness to those who are struggling every day, to create a movement of more compassion and less judgment. Lorna empowers individuals through her unique photography coupled with her genuine style of writing, that inspires hope and change in the world. She has photographed New York Fashion Show 2018, Push For Change 2017, Santa Claus Clothes 2016, Rio Olympic Trials 2016 & Edmonton Rock Festival 2016.
Marcia Mule’ – Executive Producer
New York, NY
Marcia is a multiple Emmy-winning Television producer, Senior Executive Consultant having made a name for herself in the entertainment industry with hits such as Kathy Griffin, My Life on the D-List, & Celebrity Poker Showdown, The Real Housewives of ATL and The A-List New York. As co-founder of Picture This Television, a full service production company, she has built relationships with a multitude of networks and studios including Bravo, Lifetime, Oxygen, MTV, VH1, HGTV, Food Network, WETV, Logo, PBS, and Buena Vista Television.
Currently Mule’ has established her own Consultancy and Media Content Production Company, Marcia Mule’ Productions, Inc.where she is currently developing new series concepts for linear, digital and streaming outlets.
In her executive career, Marcia has also held several senior leadership positions with prominent production companies and has overseen, developed and launched a multitude of series and specials. She is a storyteller to the core and uses her journalistic instincts and high creative standards to bring life to the many projects she takes on.
Mule’ balances her clients and continues to teach as an Adjunct Professor and Instructor at both SUNY Buffalo State College and the prestigious and Internationally renowned, New York Film Academy.
Saylors Brothers Entertainment – Production Team
The Saylors Brothers (Kyle and Kenny) are award-winning Producers, Directors and Founders of Saylors Brothers Entertainment, LTD. During the course of their years of industry success, they have had their feet in practically every medium the industry has to offer, from National and International Television programming to hit music videos, that have topped the charts on Mtv and BET worldwide, to even award-winning, critically acclaimed documentaries and feature films. Their work has been featured on, and in, Fox News, Newsweek, BBC, Time Magazine, NY Times, LA Times, Variety, Hollywood Reporter, Forbes, Huffington Post, Indie Wire, Charisma, Christianity Today, among others.
Project created, produced and/or Directed by the Saylors Brothers include; the innovative Prime-Time FOX Sports & Red Bull Television Series, “The Gamebreaker”, starring NFL stars such as Dez Bryant, Reggie Bush, DeMarcus Ware, Jason Witten among others. The Award-winning, critically acclaimed film “Kimjongilia” (co-produced with Academy Award nominated Mike Figgis – “Leaving Las Vegas”), which began it’s run as a Finalist at the Sundance Film Festival, where the film held it’s World Premier and was nominated for the coveted Grand Jury Prize. The daring film “My Finish Line” was an exclusive inside the Indy 500, with special guests Mario Andretti and Eric Close (“Without a Trace”), and had unprecedented access to the “World’s Greatest Race” on Race Day.
The latest feature film project helmed by the Saylors Brothers is the gripping film “Veil of Tears” which was released in theaters to rave reviews from critics and audiences alike. Kyle was DP of the critically-acclaimed film Sound of Redemption at LA Film Fest with Exec. Producer and New York Times #1 Best-Selling author Michael Connelly (Lincoln Lawyer) and Paris-based director N.C. Hiekien.
These are but a few mentions of a long list of successful projects they have been involved with through the years. The Saylors Brothers have taken a long road from a small Texas town where they grew up, to be able to pursue this lifelong passion that has taken them around the globe. The Saylors’ continue have a passion for creating and continually push forward using their innovative ideas and skills to develop unique projects that are high quality,with redemptive value, for both ‘faith’ and ‘family’, as well as the mainstream marketplace… with the Saylors’ it’s more than just entertaining, it’s entertainment with purpose.