Work:

SHORT-DOC & INTERNATIONAL PRODUCER
Blue Chalk Media 
 
ADJUNCT PROFESSOR
Video Journalism
Columbia Graduate School of Journalism
 
FREELANCE MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST
Work published on VOX, BBC, The Guardian, ARTE, AFP, New York Times, Libération, Le Monde, Marie Claire.
 
EDITORIAL ILLUSTRATION & NON-FICTION CARTOONS
www.instagram.com/doodle_reporter
The Delacorte Review
The Professional Freelancer, Newsletter, 
COMMUNITY
IWMF Fellow, Adelante June 2018 at the US/Mexico Border
European Journalism Centre Grantee, 2017: Women Empowerment in Rwanda
Member of the Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective and The Video Consortium
 
TRAINING
Received Hostile Environment training by Global Journalist Security

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Bio:

Eléonore (Léo) Hamelin is a video journalist based in New York, currently working as a documentary producer at Blue Chalk Media. 

Eléonore (Léo) Hamelin is a video journalist based in New York, currently working as a documentary producer at Blue Chalk Media. 


She has produced series of online short-documentaries for The New York Times, Bloomberg, TIME, BBC and more.

She recently got awarded a European Journalism Centre grant for Innovation in Development Reporting to report on gender equality in Rwanda, in collaboration with Time, Libération, La Stampa, Marie Claire, El País and more.


Léo Hamelin is originally French but grew up in Brazil and Thailand, studied in France, Mexico and Hong Kong. She has produced work internationally, including in Egypt, Morocco, Colombia -- and recently traveled throughout the African continent to interview business leaders and Heads of States. 


Léo Hamelin also teaches video journalism and multimedia storytelling courses at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, where she got a Master's Degree in 2012 and worked as Digital Media Fellow in 2013. 


She has freelanced with The Guardian, AFP, Arte TV and Vox.com -- as well as written for Le Monde, The Village Voice, and she regularly does illustrations for The Big Roundtable.

She earned a B.A. in Politics '09 and a Master's Degree in Journalism '11 from Sciences Po Paris in France.


Eléonore Hamelin 2019