Josiah Hooper is a freelance television producer from the San Francisco Bay Area, shooting and producing for public television and cable programs. Most recently he produced two segments for the PBS program Frontline World -- one story on the discovery of a historic archive belonging to Guatemala's infamous National Police force,and another on the micro-lending Web site, kiva.org. Two of Hooper's other films aired on KQED's documentary series Bay Window -- he directed Raising a Ruckus (1999), about the anti-corporate globalization movement, and he co-produced Gunshots (2000), a film about black market gun dealing. Gunshots won a Society of Professional Journalists award.
Hooper is a graduate of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and teaches television production to middle and high school students at the Alameda Community Learning Center.