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Leighton Akio Woodhouse

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Leighton Akio Woodhouse

Leighton Akio Woodhouse is a freelance journalist and co-founder of Dog Park Media, a creative firm that specializes in documentary film production. In the past, he has worked as Communications Director for the National Union of Healthcare Workers and as Political Director for Brave New Films. Leighton has a Masters degree in Sociology from UC Berkeley.


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