Jesse Hardman

Jesse Hardman

Independent Producer

Jesse Hardman is a reporter, journalism professor, and international media development specialist. Hardman has worked as a media trainer and developer in Pakistan, Bosnia, Sri Lanka, Peru, Tunisia, Guatemala, Mexico and more. As a reporter, his radio/video/print work is featured on Al Jazeera America, NPR, TIME.com, the Atlantic and a number of other national and international media outlets. Hardman is an assistant visiting professor at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and an adjunct at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. He's also the co-creator and host of the live radio program Where I'm From and the New Orleans-based civic media initiative, the Listening Post.


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