Chakka Reeves

Former Program Manager, Industry Pathways


As Industry Pathways Manager for Free Spirit Media, Chakka leads Free Spirit Media's creative workforce development initiatives—providing underrepresented emerging media-makers ages 18-25 with professional development, production and skills training, mentorship and work-placed opportunities. Chakka is a digital producer, documentarian and the producer of the Highwater podcast, a forum for artists and creatives to share their stories. Her work as an educator and consultant includes clients such as After School Matters, Alternative Schools Network (Chicago), Columbia College Chicago’s Convergence Academies Program, Rebuild Foundation and School of the Art Institute’s Continuing Education Department.


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