Multiskilled filmmaker who is passionate about human rights and finding the extraordinary in the ordinary. Experienced diplomat and retired Soldier with extensive international experience, having lived abroad for 35 years in over a dozen countries.
Published work includes print, photo, audio and video. Proficient in Adobe video editing, audio editing and motion graphics software. Experienced investigative reporter with a deep understanding of internationally recognized human rights. Licensed drone pilot with experience handling lighting, audio, video and photo gear. Fluent in French, Dutch, German and Limburgish and can read and understand Afrikaans.
BS Psychology, UC Davis | MS International Relations, Troy State | MJour, UC Berkeley (2022)
PUBLICATIONS & OTHER WORK
Print/Photo/Video: Street Spirit Newspaper – bit.ly/Street_Spirit_Brouns
Print and photo: Richmond Confidential – https://richmondconfidential.org/author/tbrouns/
Audio: Sword and Pen Podcast – bit.ly/Podcast_Afghan1
Video: East Bay musicians cope amid COVID – https://vimeo.com/tazmpictures/eastbaymusic
MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS
Military Veterans in Journalism | International Documentary Assn | Ida B. Wells Society
REPORTING INTERESTSHousing and Homelessness, Human Rights, International, military/veteran issues