Jeffrey Warner is a civil journalist, documentarian-storyteller, and multimedia artist. He specializes in open-minded interpersonal communication that engages an array of people from diverse ages and cultures. He is motivated by collaboration in building communication bridges that cultivate social capital and positive societal change. Jeffrey has skills in social-environmental analysis, public engagement, and interview conversations. He is versed in multiple genres of writing, photography, and video production. He is also competent in Adobe creative suite software (InDesign and Photoshop), and media communications design. Jeffrey has worked in television news as well as for newspapers and magazines. Freelance since 2012, he has also provided communication services for government and non-government organizations. His career has been focused largely on addressing capitalism development impacts, social change patterns, and resilience. Evidence of this is revealed via journalism work in the USA, Europe, and Asia. He has lived and worked in Bosnia. Much of this past decade has involved living in Thailand. There, he has spent time with Burmese refugees located on the Thai-Burma border. Mostly, Jeffrey has been learning from the region’s rural ethnic indigenous peoples. Jeffrey also lived, studied, and worked in Taiwan. In addition to recording these experiences in books format, Jeffrey’s written and photographic works have been published or exhibited in the United States and in SE-Asia, at academic conferences, TEDx, as well as for entities such as the Royal Photographic Society and the United Nations. In 2009, I earned the first place award for the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s “social issues” reporting category. He also received two ‘honorable mention’ prizes for the 2018 International Photography Awards competition (professional category). You can view his CV at https://www.jeffsjournalism.com/jeffrey-warner-cv/
This article is about our human condition and taking 'a moment's pause,' in context with the northern Thailand region and an ethnic Karen community striving to maintain its cultural traditions while in the wake of 'development' and 'modernity.'
This ‘documentary for dialogue,’ via footage of indigenous peoples from northern Thailand and Myanmar, addresses some of the nuts and bolts of ‘economic development,’ while leaving space for viewer interpretation.
This informs about brave people who are diligently striving toward attaining civic equity and societal equality. This is in a country where social activism can be quite dangerous.
This photo book places holistic reflection upon the daily lives of a refugee community from Burma that is living on a rubbish dump located in Mae Sot, Thailand. An hour-by-hour glimpse into the situations of these individuals and their families.
This research book utilizes rapidly developing northern Thailand and the livelihoods of the region’s rural ethnic indigenous peoples as a context for exploring the social-ecological impacts of capitalism development.
While the intense Thailand sun eased its power upon Pang Daeng Nai village, this ethnic Palong grandma and grandson took a moment’s pause to play, share, and connect. They make efficient use of meagerly available resources and carry forward — as Family.
This (.doc download) is a cross-section display of my written international journalism work. This portfolio reveals compelling stories covering everything from hard news to arts and culture, profiles, to documentary-style photographs and videos.
These documentary-style videos, via journalism journeys to Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, and Taiwan, address aspects of everything from environment to human rights issues.