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Portia Lundie filmmaker

Portia Lundie
© 2019 Photo by A. Rosenberg

Portia Lundie is currently a Producer for Branded Content with MADWELL at Starfish Projects

Raised in the Bronx and educated on the Upper East Side—think Gossip Girl meets Get Out—

  • alumna of The Hewitt School (2010) and Wesleyan University (2014)

  • recipient of the Diversity Scholarship at The Magnet Theater (2018) and Upright Citizens Brigade (2019)

  • formally trained in sketch writing, musical improv, film production, video editing, voice, ballet, modern dance, & aerial apparatus

  • performer with @salem.improv at the Magnet Theater

  • crossword constructor for the New York Times

  • volunteer organizer with The Tenants Association in Harlem, advocating tenants' rights since 2018



Washington Post: What it's like to create crosswords as a Black woman.


MTV's "Misconceptions About Eating Disorders: Rethinking Misconceptions"

Inside the Elite, Underpaid, and Weird World of Crossword Writers


The New York Times, 'Scenter' of the Face

Grant Supports Partnership between Cognitive Development Lab, CT Science Center



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