Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University

Faculty Profile

Jason Maloney

Jason Maloney is an award-winning cameraman, editor and news and documentary producer specializing in foreign affairs coverage. His work has appeared on ABC, CBC, CBS, CNN, Discovery, HDNet, PBS, Nytimes.com and Time.com.

In the last year, Jason has reported for PBS NewsHour from Lebanon, Bosnia and Rwanda. His early 2010 report “Saving Haiti’s Mothers”, filmed at the time of the earthquake, aired on Now on PBS. In 2009, he produced the “Fragile States” series for NewsHour, examining the causes of instability, and possible solutions, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, East Timor, Bosnia and Haiti. He also produced an investigation on UN peacekeeping in the Congo for Now on PBS and HDNet World Report. His 2008 work included extensive reporting on the Russia-Georgia War and an Emmy-winning examination of India’s rising middle class. In 2007 Jason produced a news documentary on Nashi, Russia’s pro-Kremlin youth group. “Uganda’s Silent War”, which Jason wrote, produced, shot and edited in 2007 for PBS NewsHour and HDNet World Report, won the Robert F. Kennedy Award, a First Place National Headliner Award and earned two Emmy Nominations.

From 2005 to early 2006 Jason developed and served as editorial producer on a DuPont award-winning documentary for the New York Times and the Canadian Broadcasting Company on nuclear proliferation. In the summer of 2004, he traveled to the Darfur region of Sudan to report for the CBS News program 60 Minutes on the humanitarian crisis there. While based in Southeast Asia in 2001-2002, Jason produced, shot and edited "A Dirty War" for PBS NOW with Bill Moyers on the civil war in Aceh, Indonesia. In 1999, he produced his first independent documentary while on an International Reporting Project fellowship in Guinea-Bissau.

From 1996 to 2001 Jason worked at ABC News Primetime Live, with assignments that took him from Siberia to Yemen to the American South. "The Unwanted Children of Russia" won the DuPont, Overseas Press Club and RFK awards. "Germ Warfare: Weapons of Terror" and "Attack on the USS Cole" both won the New York Festivals Award. 

Jason holds a BA from Dartmouth College and a Masters from the London School of Economics. He is a member of the Directors Guild of America and a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Jason is the co-author of Your America, published July 2008 by Palgrave MacMillan. 

Jason is co-founder of the Bureau for International Reporting (BIR) – a non-profit organization dedicated to producing and providing vital international television news programming to an American audience.

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