Rhon Flatts

Rhon Flatts is a video journalist that has covered social justice, income inequality, culture, media, gender, race, and world cultures and conflicts. He is currently a Senior Producer at NowThis News and manages a team that writes, produces and edits video content across multiple digital platforms.

Rhon instructs Video I and Video II courses with Professor Duy Linh Tu at the Columbia Journalism School. He also instructs an Introduction to Video Storytelling course where students learn the fundamental concepts of video journalism, basics of shooting, non-linear video editing, narrative storytelling, conducting interviews for video and reporting techniques.

He earned an M.S. from the Columbia Journalism School in 2014 and served as a Digital Media Fellow after graduating. He also has a degree in Social Science, Media Studies from New York University.