Jill Bauer and Ronna Gradus are the directors and producers of the documentary Sexy Baby (world premiere, Tribeca Film Festival, 2012; broadcast premiere, Showtime; Best Film by New Directors at Michael Moore's Traverse City Film Festival). Bauer, formerly a writer for the Miami Herald, is an award-winning journalist (Hearst Journalism Awards and Society of Professional Journalists), and has also written and edited for Esquire, The Dallas Morning News, and The New York Times, and launched Smart Kid, a national parenting magazine.
Gradus is a former staff photographer for the Miami Herald. Among her many assignments at the newspaper, she was sent to Cuba and also to New Orleans to cover Hurricane Katrina. A graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, Gradus is from Brooklyn.