Leah Bartels

Leah Bartels is an associate producer on season 5 of Finding Your Roots. She started at Ark Media as an intern on Oklahoma City, and was a researcher on season 4 of Roots before becoming an AP. A Brandeis graduate, Leah worked in education and as an opera company dresser before getting her MFA from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts in Dramatic Writing. Leah lives in Crown Heights, and spends her free time working on her own scripts and catching up on decades of pop culture.