Lunch with a Leader featuring Maggie Burkhead from National Geographic
Maggie Burkhead graduated from USC in 2011 where she majored in Communication and minored in Cinema/TV and Spanish. She started her career in WME’s mailroom and worked as an assistant in their TV Literary department, with an emphasis in international talent and formats. After that, she moved to the cable network WGN America (Underground, Outsiders). After serving a brief stint in Scott Rudin’s Los Angeles office, she is currently Associate Manager, Scripted for the National Geographic Channel. National Geographic premiered the Emmy-nominated series Genius in April 2017 and Iraq War miniseries The Long Road Home in November 2017, based on the New York Times Bestseller by Martha Raddatz.