Halie COOK

Welcome to my creative corner of the digital world! I’m Halie, a passionate storyteller driven by the captivating synergy of video and photography.  My work is a tapestry woven from the threads of diverse voices, wildlife conservation, and the untamed beauty of the high desert.

My journey into the world of storytelling began in the rugged landscapes of Flagstaff, Arizona. It was there that I first harnessed the power of visual storytelling to explore the intricate issues surrounding the American West. 

Returning to my roots in sunny California, I’ve spent the past five years freelancing and expanding my creative horizons. This journey has brought me closer to a multitude of narratives, including those that echo the pulse of the western high desert. With an unrelenting passion for wildlife conservation and an innate fascination with the rugged allure of Southern California’s high desert, I’ve found myself immersed in capturing the untamed beauty and stories of this captivating region.

Awards and Accolades

My commitment to excellence has been recognized through several accolades. Among them, a recent Emmy win and two nominations stand as a testament to the depth of emotion and authenticity woven into my storytelling. My dedication to visual journalism has also earned me wins in multiple categories from the Press Photographers Association of Greater Los Angeles. As a proud recipient of the JCI 40 Under 40 honor and a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success, I am continually fueled to push the boundaries of my craft.

Beyond the Lens

While my professional journey fuels my creativity, my personal passions breathe life into my spirit. When I’m not behind the lens, you’ll find me advocating for wild areas around Los Angeles, exploring rugged trails with my four-legged companions and finding solace under the stars during camping adventures.

Recent WOrk

Back to Top
Context Menu is disabled by theme settings.