Lucas Guilkey is a video journalist based in Oakland, California. His work focuses on many of the socially and politically relevant stories of our time — from mass incarceration to climate change, budget cuts to reproductive healthcare. He has produced for AJ+, Splinter, Fusion, KTVU, Oakland North, and independent outlets. He is working on a feature documentary about what is likely the largest prisoner hunger strike in U.S. history, which took place in California in 2011 and 2013. He is a master’s candidate at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and a graduate of Wesleyan University.
Gear/Kit includes: Canon 5d Mark III with 24-105mm, 50mm, 70-200mm, Canon xa10, Rode shotgun mic, two sets of Sennheiser G3 wireless lav mics, Zoom H4n, Zoom H2, Manfrotto tripods and monopods, shoulder rig, Glidecam 2000, 4 LED lights/light stands, livestream equipment, and mobile journalism kit.
Contact (and Paypal donations): lucasguilkey at gmail dot com
All content produced, written, directed, shot, & edited by Lucas Guilkey, unless otherwise specified.