Biography & Contact

Josh Haner is a Staff Photographer and the Senior Editor for Photo Technology at The New York Times.

In 2014, he won the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography for a photo essay documenting the recovery of Jeff Bauman, a survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing. He has spent the last five years documenting climate change, often utilizing drones in his storytelling. His climate work won a World Press Photo award for Innovative Storytelling. Haner's "Carbon's Casualties" series on climate migrants and refugees won Pictures of the Year International's Documentary Project of the Year. His climate photographs and videos have been exhibited in numerous venues including Photo London, Paris Photo, and Photoville. He is a two-time Emmy nominee for Outstanding New Approaches. Haner leads the live event photo coverage at The New York Times and built a remote-streaming backpack that publishes photos to in near real-time. 

Before joining The Times in 2006, Mr. Haner was an assistant photo editor at Fortune Magazine. His photography has appeared in numerous publications including Newsweek, Time, Fortune and Rolling Stone. Mr. Haner’s video on Jeff Bauman’s recovery after the Boston Marathon bombing won first place in the National Press Photographers Association’s Best of Photojournalism. In 2012 he was selected as “One to Watch” by American Photo magazine. Previously, he was named one of Photo District News’s 2010 Industry Players for his role as one of the founders and editors of The Times’s Lens blog. He is currently working to complete a documentary photo project on a Redwood City, Calif., trailer park where he lived for eight months through funding provided by Helen and Peter Bing. He graduated from Stanford University in 2002, with a B.S. in Symbolic Systems and a B.A. in Studio Art. As a student, Mr. Haner’s photography received funding from the Beagle 2 Fellowship, the Pritzker Scholarship and the Undergraduate Research Opportunities office. His documentary project on generational differences in a southern Kenyan Masai village earned him the Robert M. Golden medal for the Creative Arts – Stanford’s highest honor for a research project in the Arts. Mr. Haner lives in San Francisco with his wife and two daughters. 

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