FORA.tv Speaker - Josiah Hooper

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Biography

Josiah Willow Hooper is a freelance producer, director and director of photography based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He produced segments for the HBO documentary series “Witness,” following war and conflict photographers in Brazil, Central African Republic, Libya, South Sudan and Uganda. His documentary Fruits of War, which follows four men who are deported to El Salvador and witness the birth of the gang epidemic in that country, was nominated for an Emmy award. His work for Frontline/World took him to Kenya with reporter Edwin Okong’o, part of the 2008 election website The World is Watching. The piece, entitled Sweet Home Obama, won the Webby’s People’s Choice Award. He lives in El Cerrito, California with his wife and two beautiful girls.

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HBO's 'Witness' Panel Q&A

04.12.13 | 00:42:03 min | 0 comments