Jason Witmer is a freelance journalist and videographer. Most recently he worked at Channel One News in New York and as a video journalist for the Houston Chronicle. He has won national awards for his work, including NPPA's Best Web News Video.
Before arriving at the Chronicle, he produced radio pieces, shot and edited short documentaries and wrote for print publications. His work has appeared in news outlets such as NPR's "All Things Considered," The Oregonian and The Washington Post. He has reported in Asia, Europe and Latin America.
He is a graduate of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.