Ethleen Peacock is from Sierra Leone, West Africa and presently residing in the United States.
She grew up with her granny and parents in a small neighbourhood in Freetown.
Ethleen was sick almost all the time; her family used to run with her from one hospital to another due to Sickle Cell.
She missed many school days both at secondary and university but tried her best to empower herself with some creative skills.
She has a vast family with over one hundred people in counting and has an excellent relationship with all of them.
Yes, they do argue and fight, but they are still family.
She is a Multimedia Specialist with experience in pre-and post-video production.
Ethleen Peacock has been producing engaging feature stories, documentaries, online videos, and television programs on a variety of issues and under-reported stories.
Her background also includes using multimedia journalism skills to manage digital content and incorporate diverse video styles for websites, blogs, and social media.
Her Professional Experiences include;
- She started her career at Sierra Leone Broadcasting Cooperation as production coordinator to presenter, later to a producer.
- She works at Brightest Town as a Multimedia Producer helping small and medium businesses with media and related services.
- Ethleen worked at Luminocityent LLC. as a
Digital Media Producer doing social media management and market research.
- She worked for Milwaukee PBS as a Student Producer and has been fortunate to produce shows and program segments that have been aired on Milwaukee PBS TV and Digital.
- She worked for Sojourner Family Peace as Shelter Manager.
She fosters a positive rapport with local law enforcement and community service agencies and provides counsel and support to residential clients in various tasks.
- She worked for the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation as a Producer for various shows ranging from current affairs, lifestyle, entertainment, youth and women’s related programs.
Ethleen Peacock is a motivated Women’s Advocate who offers leadership skills.
She is the founder of Alaafia Women, an online platform designated for women to share their thoughts on empowerment, sexual harassment and matters touching them.
Sickle Cell Advocacy Work
In 2018, Ethleen Peacock launched a community called Strength in Sickle Cell.
This community raises awareness on how to prevent Sickle Cell disease from spread to the next generation.
AS, eProduction, Milwaukee Area Technical College, 2018
No Studios: ‘Story Award’ for Female Genital Mutilation Awareness article in Milwaukee, WI, (2019).
National Black Association of Journalists ‘Salute to Excellence Award’ for a Sickle Cell segment in Milwaukee, WI (2018). (https://youtu.be/dYNSXyItPMk)
Ethleen Peacock has been hosting educational awareness events via her online platforms and in the community.