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Meet the Host: Brooklyn Bagwell

Get to Know the Host of 'Selling Survival' (and Casting Director of 'Doomsday Preppers')

Brooklyn Bagwell, Casting Director of Doomsday Preppers and host of new web series, Selling Survival.

Brooklyn Bagwell, Casting Director of Doomsday Preppers and host of new web series, Selling Survival. (View larger version)

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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.

4 comments
c. peischl
c. peischl

i am trying to watch the web casting, it is not playing. i tried multiple computer.s

Tom Nardone
Tom Nardone

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.  

Gregory Faith
Gregory Faith

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. 

Joel Ho
Joel Ho

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