Lindsey Leake is a multimedia journalist, American University graduate student and Princeton University graduate with more than eight years' experience in digital and print journalism.
Lindsey is the Senior Digital Editor at Circa, a groundbreaking digital news service packaging everything from Senate hearings to planetary science to odd dining trends for millennials. She leads Circa’s growing online publishing team from the brand’s Washington, D.C., headquarters. Lindsey thrives on reporting breaking news as much as she enjoys spending quality time on in-depth coverage.
Before that, Lindsey was a National Online News Producer for Sinclair Broadcast Group - the largest TV broadcasting company in the nation - in Washington, D.C. She wrote, edited and produced multimedia content for 140+ news and entertainment websites in 80+ TV markets across the country.
Prior to joining Sinclair's national digital desk, Lindsey was a Web Editor at WJLA-TV and its sister cable station NewsChannel 8 (now WJLA 24/7 News) in Washington, D.C., and a Digital Content Producer at WRIC-TV in Richmond, Virginia. She authored breaking news stories, rewrote TV packages for the web, managed stations' social media accounts, and field produced special events.
Before jumping into the intersection of digital and broadcast journalism, Lindsey was the Assistant Editor - Promotions & Special Projects at Virginia Living magazine, and held editorial internships at Northern Virginia and Washington Spaces magazines. During her junior year at Princeton University, she was on the Business Today publishing staff.
M.A. Journalism and Digital Storytelling
Expected to graduate May 2019
B.A. Italian with Journalism
Certificate in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Graduated June 2010
Virginia viticulture: Winemaking ripens in the Old Dominion | April 28, 2018 | American University
Satan or psychosis? Mistaking mental illness for demonic possession | Oct. 20, 2017 | American University
Hookers for Hillary: Legal prostitutes in Nevada sing Clinton's praises | Feb. 20, 2016 | Sinclair Broadcast Group
9 lives lost in Charleston shooting celebrated with song, cheer | June 19, 2015 | Sinclair Broadcast Group
Delinquency Is Only Skin Deep | April 2012 | Northern Virginia magazine
Hurricane Florence | Sept. 2018 | Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Hurricane Irma | Sept. 2017 | Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Trump inauguration | Jan. 2017 | Washington, D.C.
Emanuel AME Church shootings | June 2015 | Charleston, S.C.