Jennifer T. Lacey is an award-winning Chicago-based videographer who has contributed to the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Magazine, and Johnson Publishing Co.
Her work includes the 30-minute documentary about school reform in Chicago,”Renaissance 2011: Orr High School”, which she shot, produced, directed and for which she won an Albert P. Weissman Award in 2009. Jennifer has also produced, shot and edited video packages for the Chicago Headline Club, Angelic Organics Learning Center, and VanderCook College. In addition, she has experience as an assistant director, producer and reporter. Recently, she has added photojournalism to her skills.
She is valued for multi-tasking, being exceptionally organized, and a proven ability to adapt and learn quickly in new environments. She has shown strong leadership skills, excellent work ethic, and is capable of meeting deadlines while delivering quality work.
Jennifer was awarded a Masters in Arts (Journalism) in 2009 and earned her Bachelors in Arts (Film/Video) from Columbia College Chicago. She has lived in four foreign countries and is proficient in Mandarin Chinese. Her professional goal is to serve as an ENG videographer and photographer based in Asia.
Special interests include: news/current events, topics such as entertainment, personal growth, spirituality, blogging reviews about Chicago grocery stores, and Asian culture.
Professional-grade lighting kit
Final Cut Pro 7, Motion, Photoshop, Lightroom and knowledgeable with After Effects