Meet the Host: Brooklyn Bagwell
Get to Know the Host of 'Selling Survival' (and Casting Director of 'Doomsday Preppers')
Brooklyn Bagwell is from Marion, North Carolina – a small town with a population of less than 7,000. During her junior year as a fashion major at East Carolina University, she decided that television production was her true calling. Two years later, she moved to New York City and is now living her dream as casting director for Doomsday Preppers. Her favorite part about casting is going to the preparedness expos and meeting new preppers she now calls family.
Filming the web series has been a dream come true for her and she has enjoyed every minute of it – from shooting her first gun, being pepper sprayed in the face (with a mask), to suturing up an actual human. These are all memories she will remember forever. When Brooklyn isn’t spending her days talking to preppers across the country, she likes running along the East River, going to outdoor markets, and having brunch on the weekends.
I am a high school culinary arts teacher and I will be having a competition with another school in the spring called "The Zombie Apocalypse Survival Food Cook Off". It was inspired by one of your shows. Wondering if you might be interested in this for one of your shows? My email is email@example.com.
I am hoping this will reach Brooklyn. We are producing the Survive & Sustain - Independent Living Expo in Foxboro, MA in March 2015. I would love to have your Selling Survival Series make an appearance, or other applicable shows. Please each out to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/IndependenceExpo
This will be the first to the East Coast and more to come!
Hi, I'm Tom from BulletSafe. We have a new bulletproof vest which is proving popular with the prepping community. It offers the protection that preppers want at a much lower price than any other vest. We will be attending the ANME trade show and the SHOT Shows in January 2014. You can also find out more about at BulletSafe.com. I think we would make an interesting segment for your show.
I'm a different type of prepper. I'm not wealthy and have a budget to follow. I purchase regular foods and put them in my basement. Long term foods are a luxury and are bought when the budget allows. I use a vacuum sealer to help preserve my foods. Sandy caused us to be without power for just under two weeks and I prepared for it and had power for my family to stay comfortable as we could not afford to "bug out" to a hotel.
I just started retailing survival items in my hobby shops that I own here in Southern New Hampshire.
Hi! I was wondering - how can I get featured on your show - regarding EMP? I've developed the first laptop EMP shield that lets you USE your laptop while protecting it at a price less than 2% of military solutions, and a cell phone blocker kit to prevent tracking. Both have been gaining a lot of traction in the survival space. Thanks! Joel Ho, CEO MobileSec Solutions LLC