Refugees blocked by ban finally arrive in America

When Trump signed the travel ban, these Bhutanese refugees had their flights to the U.S. canceled. On Saturday, they finally arrived in Burlington, Vermont, and were met by family and community.

Center for Investigative Reporting: Price of Sex

I shot on-location video and audio in the Czech Republic and Moldova for Mimi Chakarova‘s investigative multimedia series on sex trafficking. The multimedia series was developed into a film that won investigative and human rights awards. Click to view the multimedia stories onĀ
Price of Sex

Second camera for Stuck in Vermont:

Second camera for 4SP Films:

Solo shooter/editor:

New moms, big dreams: Can a 14-year-old mom get to law school? Or a mother of five save her youngest from lead poisoning? Jordan Blough-Orr and I shot a multimedia series about home visitation programs for the Michigan Department of Community Health and found some amazing stories.

Willie Nelson superfan Chris Nelsen from James Buck on Vimeo.

Washington Post: To India, To America / The Teacher

I shot and edited one-man video production about Dalits in India for The Washington Post. Click to view on, then click “The Teacher”.

(Note: the credit is under my former name, but yes, it’s me)

FRONTLINE/World: Egypt: Eyewitness to an Uprising

I photographed the Mahalla riots in Egypt in 2008, a precursor to the 2011 revolution. I was detained by security forces but managed to get most of my photos and audio out of the country safely and made this story for FRONTLINE/World. Many thanks to my Egyptian translator and friend, Mohammed Maree, who suffered three months in prison for helping me.