Marshall Crook is a video journalist and documentary filmmaker based in New York City. He's produced, shot, and edited web videos about the 2014 and 2016 election cycles, the 21st century stand-up comedy boom, the rise of popular "nerd" culture, independent professional wrestling, off-Broadway burlesque, "Star Wars", and additional local and international general interest stories.
His first film, "Lakeshore Villas" was selected for exhibition at the 2016 Sidewalk Film Festival in Birmingham, Alabama.
Marshall has worked for The Independent (magazine of the Association of Independent Video and Filmmakers), amNew York, the Wall Street Journal, and currently for NBC News Digital.
For the Wall Street Journal he also launched and developed the WSJ YouTube channel, managed the editorial relationship with Google, and oversaw a substantial increase in subscribers and video traffic.
Marshall received a Bachelors degree in English and American Studies from the College of William and Mary.