Jasmine Cannon
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Jasmine Cannon :
Jasmine Cannon is an award-winning filmmaker based in New York City. She began her career in 2015 when she completed her first documentary, “Through Our Eyes.” Jasmine went on to study documentary storytelling at the Medill School at Northwestern University where she focused on social justice and sports projects before landing in New York City and working as a video producer at one of the world's largest magazine companies, Time Inc.

Jasmine has worked in numerous capacities in the film and television industry on a number of different projects including Disney's "Black is King," Netflix's "AMEND," and ABC/Hulu's "Soul of a Nation." She is currently an Associate Producer on a six-part documentary series for HBO and directing a multimedia documentary project entitled Black Southern Woman about Black women from the American South. 
Jasmine is a native of Alabama and a Teach For America alum. She hopes to inspire kids to dream big and go after their dreams. 



Jasmine Cannon is an award winning filmmaker and a leading journalist of her generation. She has been doing journalism since she was 10 years old and has never strayed away. After graduating from the University of Alabama with a degree in telecommunication and film with a focus on sports broadcasting, Jasmine decided to express her passion for future generations as a Teach For America corps member where she taught 7th grade math for two years. She went on to study documentary storytelling as a Master's of Journalism Candidate at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. Jasmine currently works in various capacities in the television and film industry, primarily in documentary.