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Megumi L.

Beijing, China15 reviews

$400 - $800 / Day

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Top Services

  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

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  • Reporter / Journalist

  • Video Editor - News

Equipment

Video

  • Multiple cameras
  • DSLR or equivalent
  • GoPro or equivalent
  • Drone
  • 4K video camera

Audio

  • External recorder
  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic

Miscellaneous

  • Lighting kit
  • Stabilizer
  • Sliders

About Megumi

Video journalist based in East Asia. Previously with Reuters Video News in Tokyo. Experienced in filming and editing news footage and documentaries.

Top Projects

  • Bullying in schools keeps youth suicide rate high

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Video Editor - News
    • Reporter / Journalist

    Schoolyard bullying has long bedeviled Japan where some students have taken their own lives after being harassed in person or online through emails, text messages and blogs. (Picked up by The Japan Times: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/04/28/national/social-issues/bullying-schools-keeps-youth-suicide-rate-high/)

  • Seven years after tsunami, Japanese live uneasily with seawalls

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Video Editor - News
    • Reporter / Journalist

    Seven years after tsunami, Japanese live uneasily with seawalls. “It feels like we’re in jail, even though we haven’t done anything bad.”

  • Japanese bachelors learn the art of parenting to help find wives

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Video Editor - News
    • Reporter / Journalist

    Japanese bachelors looking for love can now learn child-rearing skills to boost their chances of finding a partner.

  • Japanese engineer builds giant robot to realize 'Gundam' dream

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Video Editor - News
    • Reporter / Journalist

    Japanese engineer Masaaki Nagumo had always dreamed of suiting up as a robot from “Mobile Suit Gundam”, his favorite animation series growing up. Now he has made it a reality by creating a giant humanoid inspired by the science fiction franchise.

  • Dying at home rather than in hospital, elderly Japanese 'go to the afterlife quietly'

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Video Editor - News
    • Reporter / Journalist

    Many Japanese are reluctant to die at home because they feel hospitals are safer and they don’t want to burden family members with caring for them. But dying at home may prove an acceptable option as hospital beds become ever scarcer in an aging society where one in four are over 65 and health officials predict a shortfall of more than 470,000 hospital beds by 2030.

All Services

Pre-Production

  • Fixer
  • Translator

Production Support

  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Documentary DP
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist
  • Reporter / Journalist

Post-Production

  • Video Editor - Documentary
  • Video Editor - News

Megumi's Clients

  • Reuters
  • Newsy
  • BBC Reel
  • The Washington Post

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