New York Women in Film & Television
6 East 39th Street, Suite 1200
New York, NY 10016-0112
Ext. 24 - Executive Director
Ext. 39 - Executive Assistant
Ext. 22 - Program Coordinator
Ext. 23 - Membership Coordinator
Ext. 25 - Development Coordinator
Ext. 2 - Screening Hotline
Terry Lawler, Executive Director
Terry Lawler has been the Executive Director of New York Women in Film & Television since 1997. She is a Vice President of the Board of Directors of the New York Production Alliance and serves on the Board of Directors of the Katahdin Foundation. Prior to joining NYWIFT, Lawler was Director of Development and Production at Women Make Movies and National Director of Film and Videomakers Services at the American Film Institute. She has been a media consultant for foundations and nonprofit groups, including the MacArthur Foundation, the Astraea Foundation, the National Museum of Women in the Arts and the Goethe Institute, among others. She was a production executive on several network television specials and was Executive Producer of Visions of Light: The Art of Cinematography (1992), which won Best Documentary awards from the American Society of Film Critics and the New York Film Critics Circle in 1992, and Hollywood Mavericks, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 1990.
Lamonia Brown, Program Coordinator
Lamonia Brown has worked in the music industry for more than 15 years in music publishing (Paisley Park, MCA Music) and international marketing (Sony Music Entertainment, BMG International). She attended Fordham University, Lincoln Center, where she majored in Media Studies, with a concentration in Film. She is the president of the board of directors for the New York chapter of the National Alliance of Market Developers, and president-elect for the national organization. She is a member of National Association of Professional Women, AAWIC, National Urban League and NYABJ.
Josefa Jaime, Membership Coordinator
Josefa Jaime has been Membership Coordinator for New York Women in Film & Television since 2007. She has worked in the industry as an Associate/Segment Producer and Researcher, most recently at VH1 for five and a half years. Her credits there include Black in the 80s, 50 Greatest Artists of Hip-Hop, 100 Greatest One Hit Wonders, 100 greatest Songs of the Past 25 Years, 100 Most Shocking Moments in Rock & Roll, and 100 Greatest Albums of Rock & Roll. From 1996-1999, she was Marketing Coordinator for Audio Services Company. Jamie continues to work as a researcher for documentary, print and literary projects.
Easmanie Michel, Executive Assistant
Easmanie Michel has worked continuously in the film and television industry since 2004, and a her accomplishments include executing a season of the TLC show Miami Ink (2006) as a Assistant Production Coordinator. She has also worked on the feature films Transporter (2005), Hoot (2006) and Miami Vice (2006). A complete list of her accomplishments can be found on her IMDB page. She has produced and directed several short films, and the script for her debut feature has been selected for the second round of consideration for the 2012 January Sundance Screenwriters Lab.
Michele Dagle, Communications Coordinator ( firstname.lastname@example.org)
Michele Dagle manages NYWIFT's website, social media and general communications. She has worked as a writer and an editor in magazine publishing (New Jersey Life, In Touch Weekly), digital media (gurl.com, lifescript.com) and advertising (CDM, The Mixx). Recently, she was the writer for nonprofit PSAs produced through Women in Film/Los Angeles (WIF) and CityTV. Born and raised just over the Hudson in New Jersey, Dagle received a BA in Communications at Ramapo College, and later tested out the West Coast by studying screenwriting at UCLA.