Niema Jordan is a writer, director, and producer from Oakland, California. She began her career in media as an undergraduate at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism studying magazine writing and editing. She went on to be a health editor at ESSENCE magazine and to write for several print and digital publications. She is an associate producer at Trilogy Films.
She has worked on social media strategy for entrepreneurs, produced a music festival, and serves on the board of directors for Camp Reel Stories.
Niema received her Master of Public Health and Master of Journalism from University of California, Berkeley. Her thesis film, Oasis, won the Spike Lee Student Filmmaker Award at the 38th Denver Film Festival and was an official selection at the APHA Global Public Health Film Festival.