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Education and Engagement Director

About Cameron Barrett

Cameron Barrett brings extensive educational, training, and media experience to The Safe Community Project. She has dozens of film and video production awards, as producer, director, camera operator and editor. Her projects have taken her around the world. She has multi-faceted experience in journalism including radio, television and online news (blogs, Audio/Video podcasts), education, as well as online, corporate and for-broadcast production.

Prior to teaching broadcast journalism at both the University of Miamiand the University of Georgia, Cameron spent several years as an on-air news anchor and then news director for an NBC affiliate in New York. She is a partner in a media production company in California with expertise in film, web, and software development.

Her role with The Safe Community Project includes oversight and development of educational content, and with engagement with third party clients who require emergency operations plans, learning management platform support, and training.

Working closely with firefighters, educators, subject matter experts in multiple disciplines, Cameron and her crew create most of the video and educational content for MySafe:LA. Cameron qualified as an Emergency Medicine Technician (EMT) in 2010 and is a graduate of Brown University, where she earned a Bachelors of Arts with Honors, as well as a masters of Broadcast Journalism from Northwestern University. Outside of her professional activities, Cameron is an active and competitive golfer, not to mention a killer baker (people line up to sample her cakes, cookies, and pies). She is married and is “mom” to a remarkable Labrador named Walter Scott.

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