Josh Haner is a staff photographer and the senior editor for photo technology at The New York Times.
He was awarded the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography for his photo essay documenting the arduous recovery of Jeff Bauman, a survivor of the Boston Marathon bombings who lost both legs and painfully rebuilt his life.
Mr. Haner is an F.A.A. licensed drone pilot having worked with Virginia Tech as part of the F.A.A.’s Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership to advise on how to safely use Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for newsgathering.
His photography and video journalism have been honored with awards from World Press Photo, Pictures of the Year International and the National Press Photographers Association’s Best of Photojournalism. He has been published in numerous publications including National Geographic, The New Yorker, Newsweek, Time, and Rolling Stone.
He graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in Studio Art (Photography) and a B.S. in Symbolic Systems. He spends his free time backpacking in the Sierra Nevadas in California.