AMIE NEWMAN
February 6, 2018
Raheel Waqar - Boehm Media Fellow
RAHEEL WAQAR
February 6, 2018

Media Fellow Alumni: 2012, 2016, & 2018-US

JON VIDAR

Jon Vidar - Boehm Media Fellow

Profession: Founder & CEO, Uncharted SVP, Innovation

Based In: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Geographic Focus: Global

Areas of Expertise: Multimedia storytelling, community engagement

Websiteuncharteddigital.com/#/home

LinkedInlinkedin.com/in/jonvidar

Twitter@jvidar

BIOGRAPHY

(All biographical info is from 2018. For latest bio, please visit Fellow’s website, LinkedIn, or other social media profiles).

Jon Vidar has produced projects that have trained journalists in conflict zones; addressed issues around black male perception and the achievement gap; countered industry spin around energy disasters; explored post‐Katrina New Orleans and disaster response; and many more. These projects won SXSW Interactive, an Online Journalism Award, and received more 2012 Webby Awards than any company other than Volkswagen. His nonprofit, The Tiziano Project, was recognized by Fast Company as one of the ten most innovative companies of 2014. Jon has worked with Sundance, Tribeca, Ford Foundation, Open Society Foundations, and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting to help address some of the most important issues facing his generation.