Josh Davis is an award-winning documentary journalist and educator. He has led ambitious documentary and interactive projects for The New York Times, NPR, MediaStorm and as an independent producer. He has earned many of journalism’s top awards, including an Emmy, an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award, Pictures of the Year International, International Documentary Association, Scripps Howard, Online News Association and more. Josh currently teaches as an adjunct professor at the NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.
Josh was a key member of a special projects team at The New York Times, specializing in documentary video and interactive storytelling. At NPR, Josh produced and directed the groundbreaking interactive documentary, Planet Money Makes a T-Shirt. The project had a pioneering scope, won more than a dozen awards, and it led the conversation about new forms of visual storytelling on the web.
An M.A. graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, Josh served as the managing editor of the Emmy-nominated interactive documentary, 100 Gallons, and he produced The Undocumentary, a two-year investigation into the lives of undocumented youth activists living in North Carolina. He loves returning to North Carolina every year to coach the Carolina Photojournalism Workshop. This year he will coach The Mountain Workshops.
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