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Liz S.

Tucson, AZ, USA

$600 - $2000 / Day

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Top Services

  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

  • Documentary DP

  • Video Editor - News



  • 4K video camera
  • Full HD video camera
  • DSLR or equivalent


  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic

About Liz

Liz Scherffius is a trilingual freelance journalist and a Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting fellow. She specializes in documentary film and investigative data journalism. As a video journalist for the BBC, she covered immigration, civil liberties, and women's issues. Originally from southwestern Montana, Liz pursued Latin American Studies as an undergraduate at Pitzer College, and is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. Upon graduation, she began her journalism career in Argentina and Ecuador. As a Master’s candidate at the Columbia School of Journalism, she made a 30-minute documentary film about refugee resettlement in New York City. The film, A Table for All, was a 2018 Official Selection of the NYC Independent Film Festival. Liz completed her Master's degree in December 2017 and she is based in Washington, D.C and Tucson, AZ.

Top Projects

  • Freeing the Mind: Can yoga help reduce crime

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    Producer, cinematographer, editor. Fairfax, VA. April 2018, BBC News original feature.

  • #MeToo on the Subway

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    Producer, cinematographer, editor. Washington, DC. May 2018. BBC News original feature.

  • Bird v. Plane— the battle for airspace

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    Producer, cinematographer, editor. Baltimore, MD/Washington, DC. April 2018. BBC News original feature.

All Services


  • Fixer
  • Translator

Production Support

  • Field Producer
  • TV News Producer
  • Production Assistant
  • On-Air Reporter / Host
  • Documentary DP
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist
  • Reporter / Journalist


  • Video Editor - Documentary
  • Video Editor - News

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