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Laura C.

Washington, DC, USA

$350 - $500 / Day

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Top Services

  • Video Editor - News

  • Reporter / Journalist

  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

Equipment

Video

  • DSLR or equivalent

Audio

  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic

About Laura

Laura Castro Lindarte is a M.S. student at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She is originally from Bogota, Colombia. Laura got her B.A. from the George Washington University for Political Science and Journalism, and has interned in WETA, the Hearst Newspaper Washington Bureau and the Washington Examiner. She is current based in NYC.

Top Projects

  • Conowingo Dam: A Pollution Trap?

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

    Since opening in 1928, Conowingo Dam has served as a “pollution trap” keeping mainly phosphorous and nitrogen from going downstream, but research hydrologist Robert Hirsch found that this is no longer true. The added pollution makes it hard to meet cleanup goals set up by EPA in 2010. Watch the video to learn more, and explore the 360 video to see the dam yourself. Learn more here.

  • More Than a Dream

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

    Brenda Medrano-Frias came to the U.S. when she was three on a visa, which expired soon after. Since then she has been undocumented, and has struggled with the consequences of that including depression, PTSD, and anxiety. In 2015, Brenda applied for the DACA program, and turned her life around. Now DACA is over, and Brenda works hard to help other Dreamers through at a Northern Virginia Community C

  • Facing the Elements: Homelessness in D.C.

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

    Two homeless individuals died from hypothermia in 2016. The D.C. government has actively worked toward making extreme cold and extreme heat more bearable for those living on the streets. In the winter, there is a hypothermia alert and hotline that makes it easier to connect homeless people to shelters, while several cooling centers are set up all over the city in the summer. Central Union Mission

  • Salsa Saturdays at La Marqueta keep Old School Salsa Alive in El Barrio

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

    Every weekend, Saturdays Salsa is held in La Marqueta, a historical cultural hub, in East Harlem. This free event features traditional Puerto Rican food (barbecue that is cooked at the spot), live salsa music and a huge turnout (300 or more people). fda Video published by New York Latin Culture Magazine with an article about the event. The picture featured was also taken by me.

  • The Colombian Mariachi of NYC

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

    Robinson Mauricio Lopez Jaramillo has been working as a mariachi since he was 16 in Colombia. He was inspired by his uncle who was also a mariachi. When he is not singing rancheras, Lopez Jaramillo sings and producers his own urban music. Shot on an iPhone 7.

All Services

Pre-Production

  • Fixer
  • Copywriter
  • Translator

Production Support

  • News Shooter / Video Journalist
  • Reporter / Journalist

Post-Production

  • Video Editor - News
  • Transcriber

Laura's Clients

  • Columbia University

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