A Broadcast Event Producer on the Need for Diverse Teams and Black Freelancer Opportunities

Strong Brew's Leah Harper-Lane says POC talent often don't get chances to break through to mainstream events

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Before the Covid-19 pandemic wiped out 2020’s live events calendar, Leah Harper-Lane was preparing to help produce a tentpole event for a media brand that typically draws around 20 million online impressions. During a planning meeting, Harper-Lane noticed something that’s been common in her 20-year career producing live broadcast events.

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