Jason Maloney

Jason Maloney

Clinical Professor | GloJo, Acting Director | NYU Journalism in Ghana, Director | GlobalBeat, Director

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. He teaches courses on multi-media production and international crisis reporting. In 2014, he launched GlobalBeat, NYU’s international reporting program that brings graduate students overseas for hands-on video reporting for PBS.

In recent years, Jason has reported for PBS NewsHour from over 30 countries, covering notable political leaders such as Aung San Suu Kyi, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Joko Widowo, Narendra Modi, Paul Kagame, Jose Ramos Horta and Martin McGuinness. Prior to his work for the NewsHour, Jason produced major programs for Now on PBS and HDNet World Report on UN peacekeeping in the Congo, the Nashi youth movement in Russia, the rise of the Indian middle class, and the 2008 Russia-Georgia conflict. “Uganda’s Silent War”, which Jason wrote, produced, shot and edited in 2007, won the Robert F. Kennedy Award, a First Place National Headliner Award and earned two Emmy Nominations.

In 2006, Jason developed and served as editorial producer on a duPont award-winning documentary for the New York Times on nuclear proliferation. In the summer of 2004, he traveled with current UN Ambassador Samantha Power to the Darfur region of Sudan to report for the CBS News 60 Minutes on the humanitarian crisis there. While based in Southeast Asia in 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.

Jason holds a BA from Dartmouth College and a Masters from the London School of Economics. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Directors Guild of America. 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.

 

Published Works

PBS Newshour
March 12th, 2022
Meet the new generation driving Myanmar’s resistance
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS Newshour
February 13th, 2022
Meet one of the journalists fighting to keep press freedom alive in Myanmar
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS Newshour
January 29th, 2022
Myanmar was expanding freedoms, then came the military coup
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS Newshour
July 31st, 2021
Minorities struggle for headway in the legal weed business
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
August 19th, 2014
Indonesian Province Turns up Sharia Law After Devastating Tsunami
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
July 8th, 2014
Grassroots Reformer and Former Military General Vie for Presidency in Indonesia
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
May 2nd, 2014
In Senegal, Thousands of Young Boys Forced into Begging System for Koranic study
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
October 10th, 2013
Push for National Census Reveals Scars of Bosnia’s Painful Past
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
July 17th, 2013
In Race to Develop Myanmar, Government Grabs Farmland for Factories
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
June 18th, 2013
Myanmar’s Democracy Transition Marred by Anti-Muslim Rhetoric and Violence
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
April 4th, 2013
Muslim-Christian Relations Strained by Violence in Kenya’s Coastal Region
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
February 26th, 2013
Memories of Violence Haunt Upcoming Presidential Election in Kenya
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
December 18th, 2012
Loved and Loathed, Indian Politician Narendra Modi Seeks Re-election
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
August 23rd, 2012
U.S. and U.K. Entangled in Legal Battle to Release Former IRA Militants’ Stories
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
July 11th, 2012
Peace in Northern Ireland, But Religious Divide Remains
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
June 8th, 2012
Imperfect justice in Cambodia
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
March 30th, 2012
Myanmar Newsrooms: Proving Grounds for Nascent Freedoms
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
March 29th, 2012
Myanmar Prepares for Election, Tests out a Freer Society
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
February 21st, 2012
Thailand Grapples With Deadly Tensions Between Muslims, Buddhists
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
October 31st, 2011
On Liberia’s Natural Resources
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
October 5th, 2011
Liberia Struggles to Care for Mentally Ill
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
October 4th, 2011
Liberians Head to Polls
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
May 11th, 2011
Ukraine Struggles to Curb HIV Epidemic
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
May 10th, 2011
Ukraine Runs Into Reversals
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
February 3rd, 2011
Assassination Inquiry in Lebanon
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
The New York Times
November 11th, 2010
China Halts Exports of Rare Earths
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
October 1st, 2010
New Generation of Voters in Bosnia
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
Time
August 9th, 2010
Rwanda’s Elections
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
January 29th, 2010
Saving Haiti’s Mothers
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
January 11th, 2010
Haiti’s Moment of Hope
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
December 18th, 2009
Justice Delayed
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
November 12th, 2009
East Timor: A Fragile State
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
May 15th, 2009
Can the UN Keep the Peace?
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
The Bureau for International Reporting
February 6th, 2009
Russian, Muslim and at Peace
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
August 21st, 2008
Inside Abkhazia
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
June 20th, 2008
India Rising
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
60 Minutes
December 4th, 2007
A Journey Through Darfur
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
April 26th, 2007
Uganda’s Silent War
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
October 20th, 2006
Votes for Sale?
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor
PBS
May 24th, 2002
A Dirty War
Jason Maloney
Clinical Professor