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Leah Borromeo

Leah is Partnerships Editor at The Lead and is a multi-award-winning documentary director and journalist with roots in international current affairs. Their film The Mortician of Manila, the story of Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs through the eyes of an undertaker, was long-listed for an Academy Award, nominated for a Grierson Award and has won over twenty awards around the world. Formerly at Sky News, Channel 4 News and APTN, Leah's role at The Lead involves forging outreach and partnership strategies and ensuring the sustainability of the project and its initiatives while upholding narrative and journalistic ethics and integrity.