Brian Kaufman is a three time national Emmy award winning video journalist with the Detroit Free Press. The Society of Professional Journalists in Detroit named him the 2009 Young Journalist of the Year. His contributions to Web video production and multimedia have pushed the forefront of visual storytelling online. Brian attended Brooks Institute of Photography in Ventura, California and worked for the Naples Daily News in Florida before moving to Detroit. His personal work includes nature/wildlife cinematography and adventure travel – pretty much anything outdoors. Brian’s long-term goal is to produce independent, feature length films on social and environmental issues.