About Aaron

Aaron Morrison

Photo by Colleen Cummins

Aaron Morrison is an award-winning New York City-based multimedia journalist who uses words, video, audio, photography and social media to tell stories across all platforms. He has also appeared on national TV and radio to discuss story coverage.

Aaron was most recently a social justice and diversity writer at the International Business Times in New York City. He has also been the Miami Herald’s freelance correspondent at the United Nations. Prior to those great opportunities, Aaron was a staff writer at The Record (Bergen County), a newspaper in northern New Jersey. He has also written for the Daily Record (Gannett) in Morristown and the Associated Press in Trenton, both in New Jersey.

Aaron is the vice president of print/digital (2016-2018) for the New York Association of Black Journalists. He is also a professional member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

VOLUNTEER WORK

An Open Door | Los Angeles — A volunteer based, non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization that prepares at-risk youth for adulthood by providing academic, social and cultural programs that foster life skills development. (To see news coverage of our largest annual event, Jingle Bash, click the following links: Part 1 | Part 2)

Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation — An  organization dedicated to providing inner city youth across New York City with exposure to the arts, as well as opportunities to local emerging artists of color. (To see more information about Art For Life, RPAF’s hugely successful annual fundraiser, click here.)