April 6, 2021

Producing for Peacock, Interning at Saturday Night Live, and Navigating a Career in Entertainment with Associate Producer Lauren Seely | Ep. 13

Producing for Peacock, Interning at Saturday Night Live, and Navigating a Career in Entertainment with Associate Producer Lauren Seely | Ep. 13

"It's not going to be an easy path to become what you want to be. But if you're passionate about it, and you said yes, then do it. Do what it takes to get there."

Lauren Seely (@laurenakseely) was an Associate Producer at NBC News’s The Overview, which streamed on Peacock. She was previously a Production Coordinator at NBC News and A&E.

During college, Lauren was an intern at The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and was one of Lorne Michaels’s interns at Saturday Night Live.

Lauren graduated from Mount Hollyoke College in 2016.

In this episode:

Lauren’s time producing for The Overview

Growing up in Los Angeles and moving to D.C. in high school

Interning for The Tonight Show and Saturday Night Live

The difficulties that come with freelancing

Why you should have candy on your desk

Winning Miss D.C.’s Outstanding Teen

Lauren’s advice to aspiring producers

What she would have done differently

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