Joshua Emerson Smith
Joshua Emerson Smith is a contributing reporter. He got his start in 2004 covering popular resistance and public policy for a community supported radio station in Berkeley, California. Since then, he has pursued an active freelance career, reporting on everything from education to veteran's affairs. From 2008 to 2009, he ran a newsroom at a public radio station in Valdez, Alaska, where he focused on the environmental and economic impacts of the Trans-Alaska pipeline. Most recently, Smith has concentrated on local Bay Area issues, publishing writing and photography in the Bay Guardian and the East Bay Express.