Iverson Jenkins

Editor & Camera Operator, FSM News West

Joining FSM News West was just an activity Iverson needed for school as part of the promotion requirement. However, in being with FSM for the last 4 years, he has learned more than just new skills in camera and editing.

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Jeff McCarter

Founder & Executive Director

Jeff McCarter is the Founder & Executive Director of Free Spirit Media, which he created in 2001 in order to share his experience as a media professional (Emmy Award-winning producer, cameraman, director, and editor) with young people from under-resourced communities.

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Rebecca Connie

Program Coordinator, FSM News West

Rebecca has primarily worked with youth and young adults in public schools, marginalized communities, and higher education where she has dedicated her efforts to social justice projects that involve youth-led activism.

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Chelsea Corbin

Development & Communications Manager

As Development & Communications Manager, Chelsea oversees Free Spirit Media's individual and institutional giving portfolios and leads special events, internal and external communications, and distribution efforts.

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Michael Falevits

Production Coordinator, FSM News South

Garnering over a decade of experience in the film, media and educational industries, Michael has always believed in creating an environment that fosters and inspires creativity and unconditional positive regard.

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Keta Glenn

Lead Instructor, NLCP Christiana

Keta Glenn is a recent University of Illinois at Chicago graduate with a Master’s Degree in Education, Youth Development. She received her Bachelor’s Degree at Columbia College majoring in Fine Art Photography, with a strong interest in journalism and activism. 

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Laura Gomez-Mesquita

Program Manager, Curriculum and In-School; Mediamaker

Laura had the privilege of teaching Digital Media and Documentary Production and learning alongside student media makers at NLCP-Christiana for two years before moving into the Program Manager role supporting In-School and Curriculum across the organization.

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Rachel Jones

Program Coordinator, FSM News South

Rachel Jones joined the Free Spirit Media team in January 2015. After studying Film and African American Studies at Northwestern University, Rachel was eager for opportunities to unite media production and social justice.

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