Joe Mahoney is the National Assigning Editor for Visuals at iPondr.

Mahoney was a staff photographer and Director of Multimedia for the Rocky Mountain News in Denver for a decade. In 2000 and 2003, he was part of the photo teams at the News that won Pulitzer Prizes for Breaking News Photography.

After the paper closed, he helped form the investigative news start-up, I-News, and later became the Director of Multimedia for the PBS affiliate in Denver when they merged. Mahoney started his career with the Associated Press.

He and his family live in Colorado with Shiloh the Wonder Dog and spend too much time playing hockey.


All Stories by Joe Mahoney

November 3, 2021

The little station that could

KRZA-FM in Alamosa, Colo., bucks radio trends with live, local program hosts, an eclectic format and forging close ties to the region.

October 27, 2021

Don't worry. Be happy.

There’s nothing wrong with seeking joy, pleasure and contentment until there is. How does an unrelenting pursuit of happiness affect us?

October 13, 2021

Don't turn away the goat

Throwing powder towards the sky, kissing a necklace, wearing a favorite jersey — these are just a few of the superstitions or rituals athletes, coaches and fans incorporate on game days.

September 22, 2021

Spreading acceptance, positivity on social media

A California businesswoman, Reagan Campbell, uses her @reaganbaylee TikTok and Instagram accounts to challenge assumptions about appearances and advocate for people with facial birthmarks.

September 16, 2021

Differences big and small in BASL reflect Black culture, history

Languages reflect the groups that use them — sign language is no different. While some elements of Black American Sign Language adhere more closely to traditional American Sign Language, others arose from historical and cultural influences.