"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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