Photojournalist, The I-News Network
Joe Mahoney is the multimedia director at the I-News Network, a non-profit investigative journalism cooperative based in Denver. I-News produces data-driven, public interest journalism for distribution to news organizations through out Colorado. Mahoney is responsible for shooting stills and video, gathering audio, producing multimedia projects and managing the website.
Before joining I-News, Mahoney was a staff photographer and then Assistant Director of Multimedia for the Rocky Mountain News from 1999 until the paper closed in 2009.
Mahoney won an Emmy in 2010 in the Topical Documentary category for his work as associate producer on “Final Edition.” He was part of photo teams that won the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography in 2000 and 2003 covering the Columbine school shootings and wildfires in Colorado.
He also teaches photojournalism and social documentary as an adjunct faculty member at Metro State University in Denver and has been a coach at the National Press Photographers Association’s “Multimedia Immersion” and the “NewsVideo” workshops. He is currently pursuing a graduate degree in public policy at the University of Colorado.
During his time with the News, Mahoney covered a wide range of stories from the Columbia space shuttle crash, presidential campaigns and both national political conventions of 2008, Stanley Cup championships, World Series as well as many local issues. Before joining the News, he spent nine years with The Associated Press.