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Lande Yoosuf
Lande Yoosuf is a television industry professional with several years of experience casting at numerous networks including MTV, NBC, WEtv, truTV, Bravo to name a few. Lande Yoosuf oversees all aspects of casting and production at One Scribe Media ( with a strong emphasis on story composition. She also facilitates workshops or consults anyone in need of guidance for pitching television programming. Her responsibilities help to ensure that her client’s creative goals, vision and needs are met while keeping with One Scribe Media’s expressed brand.

In addition to her work with One Scribe, Lande has a strong commitment to giving back. She mentors students aspiring to work in the media industry and frequently speaks publicly to youth about her professional journey. Lande is currently writing a book with the help of renowned college administrators, professors and best selling authors covering themes of media influence, sociology, gender and race relations, pop culture, women’s empowerment and self image. Some recent works with her perspectives on these issues are on her blog with the Huffington Post (

Ultimately, Lande hopes to contribute to women’s increased control, ownership, and management of media by writing and producing a series of television shows.

Lande graduated from Brooklyn College with a B.A. in Television and a minor in marketing. She resides in Brooklyn, New York.

If you wish to contact Lande, reach out to her at

Entries by Lande Yoosuf

Are Black TV Shows and Films Encouraging More Racially Sensitive Advertising?

(1) Comments | Posted November 17, 2013 | 9:09 PM

The media is undergoing an interesting transformation lately. Almost daily, I'm reading articles from websites such as Shadow and Act, The Hollywood Reporter or Indie Wire that share developments of movies and TV shows premiering with cast members of color. Just this past weekend...

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2012 Election: A Healthy Analysis of President Obama - Part I

(1) Comments | Posted November 5, 2012 | 10:55 AM

This year's election seemed like an easy win for President Obama, or at least it was an initial assumption of mine six months ago. As time passed, my perspectives changed and I'm not so sure what will happen on November 6th.

Regardless of who wins on election day, there...

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2012 Election: A Healthy Analysis of President Obama - Part II

(0) Comments | Posted November 2, 2012 | 1:41 AM

As expressed in Part one of my video series, I hope that decisions on the election were based on a productive form of communication.

I think the unfortunate circumstances such as the tragedy with Hurricane Sandy will put things into perspective for voters. The candidate that expresses the best...

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New Dating Site for Africans Provides Worldwide Meetups

(1) Comments | Posted May 4, 2012 | 12:02 PM

In my effort to remain connected to things related to Nigeria and Africa, I caught up with Tunde, one of two founders of a new invite-only dating site for Africans, If you're a professional of African descent, this website is perfect for meeting like-minded professionals in your...

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The "Wifey Show" Phenomenom: Is Your Fame Credible If It's Based on Who You Sleep With?

(10) Comments | Posted January 24, 2012 | 11:28 AM

I recently had a conversation with my girlfriends about what constitutes credible fame. Is it a talent, skill or notoriety, regardless of its origin? I couldn't help but contemplate this topic considering the fame of women such as the Kardashians and Amber Rose -- their popularity is based on their...

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How I Became an Entrepreneur Earlier Than I Thought

(4) Comments | Posted September 19, 2011 | 5:55 PM

While I sat behind the register at my hotel gift shop job to earn money during college, I secretly went through the pages of different publications that discussed economics, job market, politics and the career advancement of women. Thinking far ahead, I saw myself as an entrepreneur later on in...

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