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Shayna Jenkins

  • Editor
  • New York, NY, USA
  • 19/07/2021
Full time Media-Journalism Research Studio Management Producer / Production Content Creation

Personal Summary

I am an experienced filmmaker and editor with an eye for seeing story within image and with a passion for forming meaningful relationships with contributors. I thrive in fast-paced high-stress environments and am comfortable working both independently and collaboratively. With a background in ethnographic documentary film, I have experience making films that bring a thoughtful and creative approach to the filmmaking process. 

Work Experience

Junior Post Production Producer
Jun 2021 - Gloss

- Edit short-form commercials and social content

- Facilitate communication between client and post production house

- QC in progress and completed work

Mar 2020 - May 2021 Yarrow Films

- Edit high-quality videos with over 70k views on YouTube 

- Review and organize rushes

- Use storytelling skills to create engaging narratives 

- Merge range of audio and visuals to create coherent audio and visual experience 

- Merge production company standards and aesthetics with project-specific needs and expectations 

Jan 2021 - Jul 2021 WEIV

- Create social media content for influencers with over 4 million followers 

- Edit four short promotional videos tailored to influencer's social media aesthetic in 24 hour period 

- Work collaboratively with other editors to produce a cohesive videolibrary 

- Merge overall brand aesthetic with creator-specific video content

Sound Recordist
Dec 2019 - May 2021 Paramount Plants

- Produced professional quality sound within a variety of weather conditions

- Used found sound to produce a rich and engrossing soundscape 

Producer and Co Host
Jan 2021 - Bad Journalists

- Research and write for a biweekly podcast focusing on current events

- Manage social media and brand outreach 

Audio and Visual Manager
Jan 2021 - Voices for Biodiversity

- Manage large contributor base to create weekly content 

- Conceptualize, create and manage social media presence

Sep 2014 - Sep 2016 ERSEI

- Implemented a process of data and story collection to support and organize the experience of Holocaust survivor for publication 

- Researched historical archives to provide citations in memoir

- Conducted photographic research providing visual support of stories relayed in memoir

- Wrote and distributed copy and press releases for ongoing projects


Master of Arts in Ethnographic and Documentary Film
Sep 2019 - Sep 2020 University College London
Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts
Aug 2011 - May 2015 St. John's College