Chris Preperato was a senior multimedia and database manager at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media. He earned his B.A. in Communication Arts from Allegheny College, specializing in Video Production. In addition to his work at RRCHNM, Chris is the creator of A History of the Upper Yough
, a documentary and written history of the boating community at the Upper Youghiogheny River in western Maryland, which was awarded first place at the National Paddling Film Festival. He has showcased his outdoor adventure documentaries at film festivals across the country.