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Kim Le Mezo Lead Instructor, NLCP-Collins

Kim Le Mezo, Lead Instructor, NLCP-Collins

Kim joins Free Spirit Media as the News West Production Coordinator. In her role, she applies her production knowledge and provides technical support to help give youth hands-on skills learning real world production practices in order to create media and tell their own stories.

Born in Vietnam, she immigrated to Chicago at a young age with her family. After discovering a love for analog photography in high school, she pursued a B.A. in Film & Video with a concentration in Cinematography at Columbia College. She then mainly worked in Chicago, gaining extensive experience on a variety of freelance productions, ranging from short films to commercials. She is very happy to be a part of the Free Spirit Media team, where she can blend her skills and passions for production, building with young people and the community, supporting different voices and experiences, and addressing social issues.