Staff Photographer and Senior Editor for Photo Technology, The New York Times
Josh Haner is a staff photographer and the senior editor for photo technology at The New York Times.
He was awarded the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography for his photo essay documenting the arduous recovery of Jeff Bauman, a survivor of the Boston Marathon bombings who lost both legs and painfully rebuilt his life.
For the past 5 years Mr. Haner has documented the effects of climate change around the world. He has worked in coordination with foreign governments to gain permission to use a drone in 10 countries with projects focused on everything from climate migrants and refugees to the impacts of global warming on cultural and natural heritage sites.
Mr. Haner was an early adopter of using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (drones) for journalism working with the F.A.A.’s Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership to advise on how to safely use drones for newsgathering. He is a licensed drone pilot in the United States.
His photography and video journalism have been honored with awards from World Press Photo, Pictures of the Year International and the National Press Photographers Association’s Best of Photojournalism. He has been published in numerous publications including National Geographic, The New Yorker, Newsweek, Time, and Rolling Stone.
He graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in Studio Art (Photography) and a B.S. in Symbolic Systems. He spends his free time backpacking in the Sierra Nevada in California.
Mr. Haner lives in San Francisco with his wife and daughter.