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Sam E.

Seattle, WA, USA3 reviews

$500 - $1000 / Day

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Top Services

  • Documentary DP

    2 reviews
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    2 reviews
  • Drone Operator

Equipment

Video

  • 4K video camera
  • Drone

Audio

  • External recorder
  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic

Miscellaneous

  • Lighting kit

About Sam

Sam Eaton is a freelance journalist and filmmaker based in the New York area. His stories and films on climate change, international development and environmental conflict have brought him to more than two dozen countries around the world. His work has been featured on APM’s Marketplace, PRI’s The World, PBS NewsHour, NBC News Digital, The Nation magazine, and UN Web TV. Sam is a Pulitzer Center grantee, an associate of UC Berkeley’s Investigative Reporting Program, and a two-time winner of the Society of Environmental Journalists award for Outstanding Beat Reporting, Large Market. Currently shooting on a Sony FX6.

Top Projects

  • PBS NewsHour: Amazon forest guardians fight to prevent catastrophic tipping point

    • Documentary DP
    • On-Air Reporter / Host
    • Reporter / Journalist
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Drone Operator
    • TV News Producer

    n Brazil's Maranhao State, indigenous groups are battling a powerful logging mafia to protect the region's remaining and fragile Amazon rainforest. After years of decline, deforestation is again on the rise, threatening a terrifying climate change tipping point. Special correspondent Sam Eaton reports with support from the Pulitzer Center, in collaboration with The Nation and PRI’s The World.

  • PBS NewsHour: How Brazil nuts are helping protect the Amazon rainforest

    • Documentary DP
    • On-Air Reporter / Host
    • Reporter / Journalist
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Drone Operator
    • TV News Producer
    • Senior Producer / Project Manager

    In Brazil, the temptation to clear more Amazon rainforest to meet the demand for meat and soybeans is huge. But deforestation could drive the world toward a climate change tipping point. Can Amazon residents balance conservation and economic potential? Special correspondent Sam Eaton reports with support from the Pulitzer Center, in collaboration with The Nation and PRI’s The World.

  • Videographer for a sit-down interview in Woodstock, NY on Wednesday 4/11

    • Documentary DP
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Commercial DP
    NBCUniversal

    Produced for NBCUniversal on Storyhunter

    April 2018

  • Action outside of ICE detention center

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    Jewish people, immigrants and allies protesting ICE

    AJPlus

    Produced for AJPlus on Storyhunter

    January 2020

  • The BUILD Fund: a UNCDF and Bamboo Capital Partners partnership

    • Drone Operator
    • Senior Producer / Project Manager
    • Non-Fiction Film Director

    A short doc commissioned by UNCDF and Bamboo Capital Partners and shot in Uganda for the launch of an innovative impact investment fund aimed at achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals

All Services

Pre-Production

  • Fixer
  • Production Company
  • Senior Producer / Project Manager
  • Copywriter

Production Support

  • Non-Fiction Film Director
  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Field Producer
  • TV News Producer
  • Audio Storyteller
  • On-Air Reporter / Host
  • Documentary DP
  • Drone Operator
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist
  • Reporter / Journalist

Post-Production

  • Sound Mixer

Sam's Clients

  • NBCUniversal
  • Chase Pet Wellness
  • AJPlus
  • PBS Newshour
  • Documist

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