The​
Collective


The Collective consists of some of Nerdy Media's elite young creatives. Together, we produce commercial media projects for local businesses, organizations, and artists.

WHAT
IT'S
ALL
ABOUT


Igniting professional development through real-world media projects.

Real projects. Real experience.
Designed for young people between the ages of 16 and 24, we deep dive into the nitty-gritty of planning, managing, and executing real-life media projects.

Be it a commercial for a local business, a storytelling audio podcast, or an original video web series, members of The Collective  learn the 21st-century hard and soft skills necessary for viability in today’s economy.

Some of the things we focus on.
Ideation • Scripting • Storytelling • Video & Audio Production • Client Management • Leadership & Collaboration • Problem Solving • Self Direction • Oral & Written Communication Skills • Research • Media Literacy • Personal Expression • Speaking & Presentation Skills • Listening • Organization & Planning • Conflict Resolution • and much more.

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The Collective
Members

Lavell Gamble
Filmmaker and Photographer

Sheina McBee
Filmmaker and Photographer

Jasmine Kirkwood
Event Planner and Writer

Connell Jones
Musician and Videographer

Winther Polk
Writer

Reggie Harris
Musician and Writer

Recent Work

CLIENT: TONIKA JOHNSON

Artist Profile Video

CLIENT: THE CHICAGO FUND FOR SAFE AND PEACEFUL COMMUNITIES

New Eclipse Community Alliance Block Party 

This is one of twelve videos we created for the Safe and Peaceful Communities initiative. All twelve videos in this series were produced by members of The Collective. This is an ongoing project we do each summer. 

CLIENT: THE CHICAGO FUND FOR SAFE AND PEACEFUL COMMUNITIES

Terrell Bosley Anti-Violence Association

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