Chicago native, Rebecca Murga, is an award-winning filmmaker who works in Los Angeles as a writer and director. Her work has been featured on Mundo FOX, ABC, and CBS and clients have included Comcast, ESPN, and FOX Sports Network.
Rebecca served as a Captain in the US Army, and has been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. In 2011 she was one of the first women attached to Special Operations Command in Afghanistan, working with NAVY SEALS and Special Forces.
In 2015, Rebecca was one of ten filmmakers selected for the prestigious AFI Conservatory Directing Workshop for Women.
Rebecca is a passionate advocate for veterans and women's issues with articles published in The New York Times, The Global Journal, and San Jose Mercury News,. She has appeared on ABC's "Good Morning America," and "The View." Most recently, she was featured on NPR as the director of a short film “War Ink” .
Rebecca is a finalist of the NALIP Latino Lens: Short Narrative Incubator. Her short film "One Halloween" will be screened at the Latino Lens Showcase on June 24, 2016 at the NALIP Media Summit.