About Corey Takahashi
Corey Takahashi is a journalist, writer, and multimedia producer. He started his career in New York City, as a founding editor at Blaze magazine, and later worked on staff as an editor for Vibe. Corey was a freelance correspondent at the time of Vibe’s National Magazine Award for General Excellence. His independent work was nominated for an individual NMA, selected for the Best Music Writing anthology, and received special recognition from the Center for Documentary Studies. Corey also worked on staff at Entertainment Weekly, Newsday, and Public Radio International/New York Public Radio.
His recent focus on digital innovation and hybrid media forms has lead to collaborations with independent publishers and producers, mobile app developers, and podcasters. Corey also has contributed feature stories to Monocle, NPR, CBC, BBC/PRI, and The New York Times.
A storyteller and communicator in text, audio, and video, his subjects range from street culture to tech culture. He has a special interest in global and transnational cultures, as well as technology and emerging media. Corey graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and studied as a fellow at McGill University, Berkeley, and USC. He is based in Los Angeles.
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- Location: Los Angeles, CA
- Was accepted for May 17-22 2009 Multimedia Training.
- Was accepted for Mar 21-26 2010 Independent Journalists Workshop.
Digital media stories published elsewhere by Corey Takahashi:
- The Art of Hanging Out in L.A. 
A mobile video story about how street styles travel through Los Angeles and the world / Shot and edited over a weekend in 2011 / Featuring the MT (Motion This) dance crew / Photography and production by Corey Takahashi
- It's a Wrap: The "Grill 'Em All" Food Truck Makeover 
At the Wrap One shop in Anaheim, a small team transforms blank-slate "taco trucks" into billboards on wheels. Watch the metamorphosis of the "Grill 'Em All" truck. / Freelance photography and editing by Corey Takahashi / Music courtesy of Shadows Fall
- Lowriders, Los Angeles and the immigration debate 
Lowriders, Los Angeles and the immigration debate / Photography and production by Corey Takahashi
- Los Angelena on a Metro transit tour 
Southern California native Jacki Ueng embarks on her first tour of L.A.'s mass transit system. As the city expands its train routes, it's a trip more car-loving Angelenos are starting to take. Follow Jacki's journey on the Metro Red Line, from Hollywood and Highland to Olvera Street and Thai Town. / Story, photography and production by Corey Takahashi
Content on this site written by Corey Takahashi (includes contributory writing):
- Creating Community - Berkeley Farmer's Market
- Across three decades this market running down Derby Street has offered fresh food and a place for neighbors to meet.
(only presentations with slides or webcasts are listed)