Grant Slater is a journalist focusing on visual storytelling. Originally from Oklahoma, he is based in Brooklyn. He started the photo and video desk at Southern California Public Radio where he created and edited AudioVision, a site dedicated to visual storytelling for Southern California.
He has contributed to The New York Times, National Geographic, NPR, Stateless Media, BuzzFeed World, GlobalPost, The Associated Press, Agence France-Presse, American Public Media’s Marketplace and many others. He is a mentor for The Tiziano Project, a non-profit dedicated to teaching journalism to local citizens in under-covered areas of the world. He speaks Russian.
He holds a master’s degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University as well as bachelor’s degrees in Russian and journalism from the University of Oklahoma.