Ira Spitzer is an Emmy-nominated Video Producer in New York City. He spent two years working as a Video Journalist for Newsweek.com where he specialized in short-form documentary videos about the effect of the economic downturn on working Americans. He did all the reporting for most of his stories, as well as the camera work and editing.
He was nominated for several awards for his work at Newsweek, including the 2008 Emmy in the category 'New Approaches to Business Reporting'. He holds a Bachelor's degree from UC-Berkeley and a Master's degree from the UC-Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.