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Aaron Goodman BA (UBC), MJ (UBC)
Aaron Goodman is a faculty member in the Journalism and Communication Studies department at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. His research and documentary production focus on testimonies of genocide survivors, representations of death and dying, and visual counter-narratives about long-term heroin users.
Aaron has over 15 years experience as a multimedia producer, video journalist and documentary maker covering conflict, disaster and critical social issues across the globe. His stories have been broadcast by CBC Radio (Gabriel Award and Radio Television Digital News Association Award for Best Short Feature, National Broadcast, 2004), PBS Frontline/WORLD, CNN, Al Jazeera English, CNN, Associated Press Television News, and Agence France Press Television. His writing has been published by the Toronto Star, National Post, Ottawa Citizen, Calgary Herald, Vancouver Sun, Reuters, Alert Net, and Inter Press News Service. He is the founder of StoryTurns (www.storyturns.org), an organization that facilitates digital storytelling workshops around the world. He received the Award for International Development Journalism from the International Development Research Centre in 2004.