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Devan Stuart Lesley is a 20+ year media veteran, Assistant Director and Producer for Jacksonville Beach, FL's Tandem Media | Tandem Studios and a People magazine correspondent. She began her media career producing the morning newscast at Jacksonville, FL's WTLV and later served as a senior reporter for the Jacksonville Business Journal, where she covered dozens of major business, civic and political issues and became known for her in-depth profiles of local leaders. She has written entertainment, lifestyle, travel, health, trend and crime articles for numerous national and regional publications including Chicago Sun Times and Jacksonville Magazine. Her work also has appeared on;;;; and


When not at the keyboard, Lesley's favorite place to be is behind the camera. She has scripted and produced promotional, legal and documentary-style corporate films as well as several feature-length narrative films.


As a volunteer, Lesley co-founded the Norman Studios Silent Film Museum, a 501c3 nonprofit organization working to restore and reopen Northeast Florida's sole remaining silent film studio complex, where some of the nation's first African American-cast films were produced.


She is a Jacksonville history buff and serves on the Jacksonville Mayor's Advisory Commission On Television, Motion Picture & Commercial Production, the Northeast Florida Press Club and the Rendezvous Film Festival. 




Reach Devan Stuart Lesley for writing or producing assignments or for production sponsorship opportunities. Complete the form below or call 904.742.7011.

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