Linsay Rousseau Burnett


Linsay Rousseau is an actor, singer and dancer based in Berkeley. She is also the musical theater facilitator at Nea Community Learning Center in Alameda and a certified substitute teacher (K-12) at Nea CLC, Alameda Community Learning Center, Mt. Diablo Unified School District and Livermore Joint Unified School District

She is the former graduate assistant for the Investigative Reporting Program and a production associate and associate producer for PBS FRONTLINE. She was one of four Carnegie Fellows chosen to work with the Brian Ross Investigative Reporting Unit at ABC News Headquarters in New York for the summer. Prior to attending Berkeley, she served as a journalist, photographer, videographer for the U.S. Army, spending a year in the northern Iraq province of Kirkuk. She is the co-founder of the Appeal for Redress which worked to educate service members on their rights and called for an immediate withdrawal of all U.S. forces from Iraq. Prior to the Army, she worked as the chief fundraiser for the 2003 Ralph Nader Presidential Exploratory Committee. She graduated from the College of William and Mary with a BA in sociology and minor in anthropology and worked as a field organizing intern for Amnesty International and also served on the Mid-Atlantic Regional Planning Committee.