Leah Rumack is an award-winning writer, producer and editor who has worked on countless media brands. She created over 50 animated shorts for Today’s Parent, has been a producer at Marketplace on CBC Television and a writer for Trailblazers, a podcast from Pacific Content. She wrote the scripts for Loblaws’ 2020 holiday commercials and is the co-creator of Pioneer Girl, a digital comedy series currently in development that was a finalist in the 2022 Just For Laughs Stand Up & Pitch competition. Leah is a producer on Insight Productions doc series Dark Side of the 2000s, coming soon to Hulu and Crave!
Leah has created branded content — including podcasts and animated videos — and been a copywriter for many clients including Blue Ant Media, TENA, The Ontario Cannabis Store, Endy, Reitmans, Visit Orlando, Medela, Advil and McDonald’s.
Leah has been nominated for six National Magazine Awards and her work has appeared in FASHION, The Kit, Elle, Chatelaine, Refinery29, The Globe and Mail, EnRoute, Best Health, The Toronto Star, Today’s Parent, Toronto Life, Reader’s Digest, HuffPost, Now, Broadview, the National Post and many others.
Leah spent six years as the Deputy Editor at Today’s Parent where she oversaw content across all of its digital, social and print platforms, was the brand specialist for travel and wrote the popular #ThisIsMyLife comic. She worked at FASHION magazine for eight years in various roles including Features Director.
Leah’s favourite things are talking about herself in the third person, pasta and exacting petty revenge. She has special interests in humour writing and travel, beauty, cannabis and lifestyle content. You can sometimes catch her performing standup at places where you really just wanted to buy a muffin.
It’s LAY-A, like princess.