Brittany Washington is a filmmaker and multimedia producer based in New York City and is a senior video producer at Huffpost. Formerly, she was the multimedia producer for the Open Society Foundations. She also served as the Director of Engagement for The Video Consortium, a creative community of more than 1,300 members around the globe, including some of the country's leading video journalists and nonfiction filmmakers. Brittany worked to expand the VC cohort to include more filmmakers of diverse backgrounds, experiences and voices.
Solutions journalism is her interest as a filmmaker. She is also passionate about stories of social change, communication, identity and how they all intersect. The arts, culture, mental health, emotional intelligence, women's rights and radical compassion are strong themes throughout her personal and creative work. Her work has covered race, the criminal justice system, education, immigration, campaign finance reform, international justice, gender and economic inequality recently in Haiti, Hungary, South Africa, Greece, Liberia, Algeria, Mexico and various cities in the United States.
Brittany is also certified in Diversity and Inclusion from Cornell. She leads workshops and speaks publicly with universities, media outlets, and news organizations to foster more inclusive storytelling and journalism—in front of, behind the camera, and in leadership roles within newsrooms and digital spaces.
Brittany has a bachelor's degree in radio, television & film, with a focus on directing & editing, from the University of Texas at Austin.
Available to travel and work internationally.
Brittany.N.Washington [at] Gmail [dot] com
OverCriminalized, LA Webfest, Best Documentary/Reality Series & Best Editing 2015
Our Turn To Dream, Media for a Just Society Award in the TV/Video Division, National Council on Crime & Delinquency, 2014
Vanessa’s Eight Year Sentence, Official Selection, Social Justice Film Festival, 2014
Jazree’s Court, Official Selection, Chicago LGBT International Film Festival, 2014
Jazree’s Court, Official Selection, The San Francisco Black Film Festival, 2014
Prison Profiteers Series, LA Webfest, Best Writing & Best Documentary/Reality Series, 2014