The Postindustrial Podcast, Episode 4: Jeff Newton, award-winning journalist
Jeff Newton has had a long career as an award-winning journalist, producing work for The Associated Press, “60 Minutes,” Vice, and National Geographic. among others. He’s worked throughout the globe in conflict zones including Bosnia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Uganda, Egypt, Niger, and Haiti.
Jeff’s most recent work can be seen on National Geographic’s “Chain of Command,” which focuses on the war against violent extremism and the people who fight radical threats worldwide.
A native of Kentucky, he is an assistant professor at Columbia Journalism School in New York City.
Carmen Gentile has worked for The New York Times and CBS News, among others. His book, “Blindsided by the Taliban,” documents his life as a war reporter and the aftermath of his brush with death after being shot with a rocket-propelled grenade while embedded with U.S. Army forces in Afghanistan. He is a founder and editor-at-large of Postindustrial Media.