Jonah Markowitz (b. 1986) is a Skidmore College athlete and business major turned visual storyteller and a Brooklyn raised Jew who loves all things pork. He currently works as a freelance photographer and cinematographer. Jonah focuses on the power of narrative within visual journalism with the intention of bringing communities together. His work has been published in the New York Times, The Washington Post, Al Jazeera America, The Chronicle of Higher Education, among others and is included in the permanent collection of the Museum of the City of New York. Work has brought Jonah around the world but he still lives in Brooklyn, and still loves pork.
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WASH POST - Three Bags Full
At fifteen years old, Tavaris Sanders vowed to change his life while in the cell of a juvenile detention center. Four years later, he completed his freshman year at Connecticut College.
NEWSWEEK - Through the Dust
Fifteen years ago, lower Manhattan lay beneath a dust cloud from the collapsed World Trade Center towers. Today, the defiant One World Trade Center stands tall in its place, but many of the first responders still feel the long, dark shadow of the terrorist attacks that changed the course of American history.