In 2011, Leigha was introduced to Princeton Community Television where she has volunteered her time.I
Leigha has shown over 80 videos that she has made for Princeton Community TV in NJ. Now her new
A Progressive Voice has been produced since April  2014 and is being distributed on both Youtube
Pegmedia "with 24 stations and approximately 1.4 Million  households viewing her videos".

In addition, she has worked as a videographer on
several independent video productions.

She have a following on her
Youtube Channel which recently has over 1 Million views and 3000

Her documentary work has also been shown at several film festivals in the US with her taking on many rolls
of being  director, producer, filmmaker and editor. Leigha is also an independent producer, in that she  
has camera's, sound equipment and software tools to make her videos. Leigha also personally does the
majority of her per-production work, filming, sound and video editing.

Leigha has had very long ties as being a progressive political activist. Often the work she films is linked to
causes that she has  worked on and supported. Her goals are to have her work being both educational
and artistic. I strongly believe in using different ways to access my work, including using social media, film
festivals and my ongoing viewership on Public Access TV through
Pegmedia with her new show A
Progressive Voice.

Leigha has worked closely with local peace activist groups including Coalition for Peace Action CFPA
located on Princeton NJ. and  
Shaleshock Action Alliance which  is a movement that works toward
protecting our communities and environment from exploitative gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale region.
Leigha Cohen was born and raised in NYC. In 1983, she moved
to the Trenton/Lawrenceville vicinity where she presently lives.

Leigha accumulates degrees like others collect fine wine. She
has a way of setting her mind to something and taking it to the
next level. Her education includes a BS in Electrical
Engineering, BA in Sociology, and a Teaching Certificate in
Early Childhood Education.

In the early 1970s Leigha studied photography at Queens
College and The New School followed by one year in the MFA
program at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. In the late 1970s she
taught preschool and worked as a resource teacher at the
Lexington School for the Deaf. For many years she tutored
college level mathematics and physics.In 1983, after graduating
from Pratt Institute Engineering School with highest honors, she
worked as an electrical engineer at Princeton Plasma Physics
Laboratory followed by a five-year stint with Science Applications International Corporation working on
projects associated with particle accelerators.
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