Lauren Wimbush is a freelance producer, content creator, and media consultant based in New York City. Lauren has contributed to a range of projects including the independent feature film “Close Friends”, Firelight Media documentary “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution”, as well as non-fiction television, marketing videos and branded entertainment for companies such as ESSENCE Communications and BET. Lauren has a wide range of production capabilities, from pre-production and development, to fundraising and production management. Graduating with a degree in English from Amherst College, Lauren has developed strong storytelling skills for both scripted and non-fiction projects. Lauren received her M.S. degree in Media Management from The New School, specializing in producing and media business and leadership. Most recently, Lauren served as the Assistant Producer on the documentary Stay Woke: The Movement For Black Lives, part of BET's The Truth Series.