Lea Geschwinder

Location New York

Freelance TV Host, Model and Actress

Actress Host / Presenter
4 Projects

Work History

Writer | Producer | Video Host
Self Employed
Feb 2019 - Present
Greater New York City Area
• Hosted the YouTube Series "My First Shoe Love" in NYC. • Produced and hosted YouTube content for Dominican Treehouse Village and Samana Eco Lodge & Hostel. • Launched my personal blog at www.leageschwinder.com.
Contracted Content Writer for TouringBird
Dec 2018 - Feb 2019
Greater New York City Area
• Wrote descriptive and compelling articles for Google’s travel blog TouringBird under tight deadlines • Applied advanced writing, editing, and proofreading techniques to produce exceptional content.
Video Journalist & Social Media Manager
Evolving Caravan
Aug 2018 - Dec 2018
Bali Province, Indonesia; Beijing, China; Seoul, Korea; Tokyo, Japan;
• Pitched ideas, created concepts, produced and hosted video content in Japan, Thailand, Korea, China, and Bali. • Created decks for clients, promoted the Asia tour and put the global infrastructure together • Conducted compelling interviews with influential professionals, such as TED talk speaker Gino Yu, Bitcoin expert James Anderson, and Korean tech-expert Younghoon M. • Scouted locations, set up the sound, 3-point lighting, and camera gear. • Actualized strategies to streamline video production and minimize production delays & costs. • Managed social media accounts. • Organized and hosted live events in five different countries.
Producer and Video Host
Refinery29, Inc.
May 2016 - May 2018
Greater New York City Area
• Produced and hosted Facebook-Live shows that resulted in 30.000+ views on topics such as culture, politics, lifestyle, and fashion. • Reported breaking news from live events such as the Election Night 2016, the Women's March, and the Day Without A Woman-strike. • Conducted impactful on-camera interviews with celebrities, such as top models Caro Daur and Stefanie Giesinger, art-app inventor Magnus Resch, and interesting people from all walks of life. • Generated talk show concepts based on trendy topics and popular demand. • Managed logistics for video shoots meeting production deadlines and budget constraints. • Edited videos with Adobe Premiere. • Oversaw other editors, approved scripts, music, rough cuts, fine cuts, and final videos. • Played an integral part in the successful launch of Refinery29 Germany. • Wrote copy for and programmed the Facebook page of Refinery29 Germany. • Contributed to weekly analytics meetings to improve our international social media reach. • Wrote and translated articles for Refinery29 and Refinery29 Germany. • Added German copy to our video content.
Video Production Intern
Refinery29, Inc.
Feb 2016 - Apr 2016
Greater New York City Area
Staff Writer
Feb 2015 - Feb 2016
Cologne Area, Germany
¦ Responsible for the content of the daily entertainment section of one of Germany's most-read newspapers. ¦ Conducted interviews with bands like KISS or the Bloodhound Gang, and famous German actors like Cosima Viola and Bill Mockridge


Bachelor of Arts - BA
The University of Bonn
2012 - 2015