The New York Times Company

10/14/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/14/2021 04:59

Josh Haner Will Be The Times’s First Photo Futurist

We are delighted to announce a new role for Josh Haner, who will become The Times's first photo futurist. In this newly created role, Josh will join the leadership team of the photo department and will be our lead for all technology initiatives, partnerships, workflow enhancements and tool development related to photography and visual storytelling.

The Times photo department is unrivaled, known for our high-impact visual enterprise and our essential live news coverage. Josh will help ensure that our practices are best positioning us for continued competitive advantage in both areas. He will do so by leading the photo staff in experiments designed to improve workflows and develop innovative approaches to the gathering and presentation of our visual journalism. And his work will be aimed at facilitating a more collaborative and inclusive environment that encourages broader participation in the visual curation of our report.