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Jesikah Maria Ross

project co-director, Saving the Sierra

Jesikah Maria Ross is an educator, media maker, and community development practitioner. She has been involved in the documentary arts field for the past 15 years, working in radio and video production, training and curriculum development, and digital storytelling. She works with schools, community-based organizations, and social action groups to create participatory projects that generate media literacy, public engagement, and community story-sharing. She has worked with: Appalshop, Kentucky; California Communities Program, UC Davis; Listen Up Youth Media Network, New York; Radio Netherlands, Holland; MediaWorks, South Africa; Community Media Network, Ireland. She is the sound recordist and Community Development Coordinator for the ITVS and Sundance Documentary funded film *Maquilapolis*.