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 RESUME 

 about me 

Los Angeles, CA   |   (305) 469 - 9835   |   Lea.Z.Scruggs@gmail.com 

Energetic, organized and experienced director, producer, shooter and editor. Passionate about finding compelling stories/characters and producing fresh, creative and entertaining content. 

 WORK EXPERIENCE 

Digital

BuzzFeed Studios  |   2019 - Present  |   Video Producer & Host 

 

Atlantic Media   |   QUARTZ  |   2015  |   Video Producer

New York Times - T Brand Stuidos / Efran Films  | 2015 | Casting / Field Producer

Tina Brown Live Media | Women in the World / The New York Times  |  2014 - 2015  | Executive Assistant / Associate Producer

Voice Media Group | The Village Voice  |  2014  |  Video Journalist 

Television & Film

National Geographic Channel |  Wicked Tuna  |   2017 - 2018  |   Producer

 

VICE |  The Ice Cream Show |  2017 |  Field Producer 

 

National Geographic Channel |  Race with Jay-Z  |  2017 |  Segment Producer

National Geographic Studios |  Explorer  |  2016 - 2017  |  Associate Field Producer

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Radical Media / Divided Films |  America Divided  |  2015 - 2016  |  Associate Field Producer

Vh1 / Ish Productions |  "Heat" - Pilot  |  2013 |  Production Assistant

CNN  | Black & Latino in America with Soledad O'Brien  |  2012  |  Production Assistant / Intern

CNN  | Newsroom with Randi Kaye  |   2012   |  Intern 

 Training & Workshops 

 

Emerging Leadership Program  |    |   Dane Kenny |  Training For Journalists

( 2019 )

AKE International   |   Surviving Hostile Regions   |   Dane Kenny |  Training For Journalists

( 2016 )

 Special Skills 
Social Media / Marketing

Active user on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube & Instagram as a reporting tool and news/media content aggregator. Experience with branded content for documentary style film and video. Moderate experience producing large scale events. Publicity for creative and corporate clients. Email and marketing campaigns, YouTube and Facebook analytics for improving viewership engagement, & fundraising through sponsorships & donations.