Josh Davis has taught as an adjunct professor at NYU, Columbia, CUNY and The New School. His students have won awards including a regional Emmy, ONA, and College Photographer of the Year. Here is a selection of work students produced in his classes.
(2017) NEW YORK UNIVERSITY Follow the journeys of six individuals who have found—or are continuing to seek out—sanctuary in New York City. Produced by NYU Studio20 graduate students in Writing and Reporting II, an interactive visual storytelling course.
Honors + Awards New York Emmy Award College Photographer of the Year, Award of Excellence The Webby Awards, Official Nominee
(2016) NEW YORK UNIVERSITY Inspired by Ted Cruz’s claim that Donald Trump has “New York values,” the class set out to discover what defines NYC values through a look into the lives of New Yorkers. Produced by NYU Studio20 graduate students in Writing and Reporting II, an interactive visual storytelling course.
Honors + Awards Online Journalism Association, The David Teeuwen Student Journalism Award, Large Project
What Is Home?
(2015) NEW YORK UNIVERSITY A documentary project that explores the concept of “home.” Produced by NYU Studio20 graduate students in Writing and Reporting II, an interactive visual storytelling course.
Honors + Awards College Photographer of the Year, Large Group Multimedia Project, Award of Excellence
SXSW Interactive, Nominee, Best Student Project
Society of Professional Journalists, Finalist, Mark of Excellence, Best Use of Multimedia
Carolina Photojournalism Workshop
(2012, 2014-15, 2017) UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA at CHAPEL HILL
Video coach for this annual workshop that tells stories of towns and cities around North Carolina. Students immerse themselves in the lives of the area’s people, and work 24/7 on a video production that gets publicly screened on the final night and are later published online.
Honors + Awards 2013 SXSW Interactive Awards - Finalist, Student Project - Port City Stories
(2015-17) WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY
Video storytelling coach for this annual workshop that gathers journalists from around the world to document the diverse communities within Kentucky through visual and written narratives.