Photo by Sean Hanratty
DAVE MAYERS is an Emmy-nominated documentary producer, cinematographer and sometimes journalism professor based in New York. He currently produces and shoots for the critically-acclaimed HBO series VICE News Tonight.
Dave is drawn to stories that try to evoke empathy and understanding for people and from places that are often misunderstood and overlooked.
He has worked for the Johannesburg desk of the New York Times, Time Inc., and has taught at University of the Witwatersrand and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. He holds degrees from St. John’s and Columbia. His career has allowed him to report from throughout the US and from dozens of countries around the world.