FF 290 – Fighting for the Wrongfully Convicted with Jia Wertz
On today’s show Jia Wertz joins the show. Jia shares her incredible story of how she made a mid life decision to completely change career and switch from being a fashion designer and to become a documentary film maker. After she heard the gut wrenching stories of wrongful convictions in books, movies and podcasts she was motivated to stop sitting on the sidelines and to jump into the fight!
Jia is is a graduate of New York Film Academy. She is the directory of a very important documentary called “Conviction” which investigated the flaws and inconsistencies of the American Criminal Justice system through the story of Jeffrey Deskovic. The short is available on Amazon now, with the full film to be released soon.