Lew Stiefel has over a decade of experience as an editor, cameraman and producer for broadcast and non-broadcast media.
For 13 years, he worked at WCBS-TV, New York for the promotions department. Lewis was responsible for image spots, campaigns, topicals, and franchise promos including: “Shame on You,” “Eat at Your Own Risk,” and “CBS2 Investigates.” He also cut sports promos for CBS2 Jets and Yankees games and entertainment promos for various shows airing on CBS2 including Survivor, Judge Judy, The Grammys and Tonys.
In addition, Lew was called on to shoot major news stories and footage needed for promotional spots. His work at WCBS-TV earned him an Emmy and a Promax Award.
Prior to WCBS, Lew was an editor for Kingworld’s magazine shows, "Inside Edition" and "American Journal."
Lew is currently available for contract work. He just finished his 7th year covering the US Tennis Open as an editor/producer and videographer. Other recent projects include video coverage of the UN General Assembly for Associated Press and producing a powerful video on Holocaust education.
Lew has also shot, produced and edited independent projects including his critically acclaimed documentary, “Mission to Mississippi." The film chronicles a New York-based inter-faith group’s trip to Mississippi to help in the Katrina relief effort. The film won best Social Documentary at the 2009 New York International Independent Film and Video Festival and aired on PBS stations across the country.
Lew is a graduate of The NY Institute of Technology, Old Westbury