A Bit About Us
Leah Stern is founder of Stern Power Limited, a full service PR and communications agency made up of ex-journalists that deliver high quality media relations, press strategy and storytelling. Stern is also currently Communications Director at OurCrowd, a leading equity crowdfunding platform for accredited investors.
Stern served as producer and anchor for the Israeli Government Press Office News in Jerusalem, and continues to act as a multimedia journalist and content producer for Huffington Post, The Jerusalem Post and The Times of Israel , Storyhunter, Yahoo South America, Miami Herald, Miami New Times, Trillionaire, RedFlag Magazine, Detroit Jewish News, and Jewlicious.com. Stern was formerly the SE Regional Director of NPH USA, a non-profit organization that responds to the plight of orphaned and abandoned children in Latin America.
Stern has spent the past ten years as an international correspondent in the Middle East as a TV reporter, anchor and editor for IBA News in Jerusalem, Israel’s only local English language news program. Stern frequently directed, produced, and filmed news features in Israel for CNN‘s World Report Program. Stern was embedded with the Israel Defense Forces during Israel’s disengagement from Gaza; broadcasted live war reporting during the second Lebanon War from Israel’s north; Conducted Inside coverage of Pope John Paul II’s Funeral in Rome; Documented a two-day journey in Ethiopia with the Falash Mura.
From 2010-2012, Stern was based in Rome, serving as a liaison between the Israeli government and the Vatican, producing content for the world media and social networking avenues, including Vatican TV co-productions. Stern is fluent in Hebrew, conversational in Italian, proficient in HD video shooting, SLR photography and editing. Stern graduated with honors, from the University of Miami with a degree in film production and Political Science and studied abroad at the renowned Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.