Keith Hemstreet '91, is a screenwriter that has written multiple Hallmark Channel TV movies, such as last year's hit, Noel Next Door. His screenplays have been selected as finalists in a number of competitions, including Zoetrope, Fade In, and the Austin, Nantucket, Beverly Hills and Cinequest Film Festivals. Keith was the 2022 Page International Screenwriting Award Gold Medal Winner. Keith is also the cofounder of the Youth Exploration Society, a non-profit that promotes a deeper understanding of geography, cultures and the environment through literacy.
After graduating from Cardinal Newman, Keith earned his degree in Multinational Business and Marketing from FSU, and a MBA from Appalachian State University. He now lives in Aspen, CO with his wife and children.