Danny Gidon Gold

EDUCATION

City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism: M.A. in Journalism                            December 2010 

  • Concentration: International, Recipient of Chancellor’s Fellowship

Tufts University: B.A. in English and Political Science                                                                                May 2005

New York Film Academy:  Intensive Course                                                                                           August 2008

  • 4 week intensive digital journalism class focusing on editing and cinematography 

 

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

VICE News, Correspondent and Producer, New York                                           October 2013 – September 2016

  • As part of VICE News original launch team, worked on full-length documentaries and breaking news video dispatches while honing unique VICE News style, as well as writing features articles.
  • Oversaw all elements of production, including pitching, pre-production research, reporting in the field, and editing.
  • Reported on the fight against ISIS, Ebola, the 2014 Gaza war, the drug war in Latin America, and the 2016 presidential election.
  • Produced and served as a correspondent for pieces on VICE on HBO and Viceland TV.

The Wall Street Journal, Stringer, New York                                                                  March 2012 – October 2013

  • Covered various stories for Greater New York Section and National Desk, including crime, politics, and breaking news.
  • Contributed coverage of breaking national stories such as Boston Bombing, Hurricane Sandy and Sandy Hook massacre.  

The New York Post, Reporter, New York                                                                           May 2011 – February 2012

  • Covered various stories for Metro Desk, including crime, politics, and features.
  • Reported from courthouses, press conferences, jails and streets all over New York City.

ARTE (French News Channel), Assistant Producer, New York                                           January 2011 – May 2011

  • Assisted New York based foreign correspondent with all aspects of stories.
  • Found sources, set up meetings, helped with editing process, researched stories and recommended stories.

Greenbox Films, Production Associate, New York                                                               June 2010 – March 2011

  • Assisted with all aspects of running a production company from reading scripts, brainstorming documentary ideas, and setting up screenings.

Bureau for International Reporting, Production Associate, New York                       June 2010 – December 2010

  • Assisted with research, transcription, story development, and editing for independent producers who contributed pieces to PBS Newshour, Time.com, and NYTimes.com

Other

·  2013 International Reporting Fellow at the International Center For Journalist focused on Myanmar

·  2015 Webby Award Winner for Best Online Documentary Series for The Fight Against Ebola

·  2016 Webby Award Nominee for Best Online Documentary Series for Gangs of El Salvador

 · Reported from Trinidad, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Liberia, Thailand, Myanmar, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Israel, Gaza & the West Bank, Turkey, Iraq, Syria, Central Africa Republic, Burundi, Rwanda and all over the United States  

·  Completed Battlefield Medical Response: Wilderness First Aid training as provided by Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues, as well Hostile Environment Training by Global Journalist Security

·  Frequent participant on panels and talks shows regarding new media and conflict reporting