Resume

Lea Leggitt

Freelance Writer and Photographer

Durango, CO

(970)-799-3163

lea@legitoutdoors.com

Experience

Official Photographer

True West Rodeo – Durango, CO

Sept. 2019- Present

Took headshots of the rodeo committee and the royalty. 

Attended each rodeo and capture eac contestants in their events

Captured the overall experience of the rodeo.

Edited all photos and help with social media campaigns.

Social Media Manager

JL Custom Saddlery, Legit Outdoors – Durango, CO

Jan. 2019- Present

Created content to post frequently to these pages. 

Worked on gaining followers for the accounts. 

Responded to customer questions and orders.

Gathered content and maker ideas for the companies. 

Director of Media 

Four Corners Safari Club International – Bayfield, CO

June 2019- Present

Found content to post on all social media platforms

Produced a quarterly email and print newsletter for the chapter.

Traveled to take photos and stories for every event supported.

Writing Intern 

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation – Missoula, MT

Jan. 2019- May 2019

Wrote assigned stories about members of the organization or conservation projects the organization had supported. 

Wrote many short factual pieces about elk ecology for Elk 101 column.

Photographer Intern

Miles City Bucking Horse Sale – Miles City, MT

May 18-25, 2019

Assited the official photographer by taking photos.

Assisted with editing photos.

Assisted with gear for the photographer 

Education

Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in Journalism and Multimedia Studies

Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in History

Graduate 12/ 2021

Awards

POMA/ Toyota Let’s Go Places Scholarship 2019- Awarded hotel, travel, expenses and entrance to the Professional Outdoor Media Association conference 

Sage Strong Sage Lindsay Memorial Scholarship- Awarded $200 to get books for classes

Volunteer

Board Member 

Four Corners Safari Club International – Bayfield, CO

Aug. 2015- May 2017

Worked on empowering youth to get involved in the outdoors.

Assisted club to work with youth in the community.

Special Needs Horse Back Ride 

Pagosa Springs, CO

June 2008- Present

Worked with the local special needs group to do horse therapy Worked on learning to properly groom and ride a horse. 

Fence Roll Up 

Missoula, MT 

Aug 2018

Rolled miles of old wire fence off of grazing land in the bison range in western Montana with the University of Montana chapter of the Wildlife Society.

Skills

Maintain social media

Use Adobe Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator, Lightroom

Time management

Creative

Personable

Ambitious

Hard Working

Knowledgeable

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