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Joe Sheffer

Creative VJ with experience across the Middle East and Europe, shooting and editing news and feature stories. 

Between 2014 and 2017 I was a staff cameraman at CNN from bases in Jerusalem and London, covering many of the world's biggest news, conflict and disaster situations.

 Prior to that I worked as a freelance journalist, photographer and cameraman from bases in Kabul, Afghanistan and Sana, Yemen, for a range of international clients including the Guardian newspaper, The Telegraph, RTE, USA Today, DR, Al Jazeera, Channel 4 news, Global Post and Esquire magazine.


Pirate radio risks death to fight ISIS. From a secret location, a young Iraqi businessman is waging a different kind of war against ISIS. Less bloody? Yes. But still, potentially lethal. VJ nat sound piece from Erbil, Iraq.


Mixed showreel of work from the last 12 months at CNN.

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