Lauren Vance

Brooklyn, NY USA

Professional Experience

My experience ranges from covering tragic events such as some of this year's mass shootings across the U.S. to producing a 6 minute report on domestic drones. My strength is finding the people and places that may be difficult to reach--which helps me to identify the strongest character story. I've done this for both short form and long form stories. I also can shoot both A and B cam with Cannon 5D and 7Ds, EX1 and EX3 cameras. I won an Emmy for my work on a story about a young amputee man from Ghana fighting for disability rights for his country. I am just as comfortable in Moore, OK in a tornado or in the oil fields of Williston, ND as I am in Half Moon Bay profiling a new start-up company. I believe I am just as effective working with a team and playing AP as I am in leading my team in the field-- I take special pride in inspiring those who are hungry to learn or pick up a camera and begin to figure out what storytelling is all about. I will always continue to learn too.


Producer (television)
8 Years
8 Years


4 Years
5 Years
Other, Specify
8 Years


Broadcasting - News - TV (Local)
5 Years
Broadcasting - News - TV (National)
3 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

8 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

CBS News (3-5), ABC News (1-2)

Other Work History

I held a staff position with CBS News.

Technical Skills

I have knowledge of both Avid and Final Cut. I do not edit, but have worked with pieces from conception to final completion in both short form and long format.

Computer Skills

Word, Microsoft XP.


I am proficient with Mac products, and own a Mac laptop, however I am comfortable with PC computers and laptops as well. I can operate Cannon 5d and 7d digital cameras and EX1 and EX3 cameras. I am comfortable shooting both A and B cameras.


References are available immediately for both staff and freelance jobs that I've held.


Emmy award recipient.