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

May 4, 2022

Why is workplace DEI important?

Ineffective diversity, equity and inclusion was cited as a key contributor to so-called ‘Toxic Culture’, acknowledged by researchers as the biggest driver behind the massive quit rates that drove The Great Resignation. Though they are part of the DEI solution, women and diverse workers were most affected by poor workplace culture. In this video, we’ll hear what research says about DEI, why this matters to you and how empathy can unlock a better result in the workplace.

May 2, 2022

Racial disparities plague healthcare in the United States

In February, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention acknowledged that there is ‘increasing evidence that some racial and ethnic minority groups are being disproportionately affected by Covid-19.’ Similar disparities exist for other illnesses and medical conditions.

February 7, 2022

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.

January 3, 2022

Exploring the subtle — and explicit — demands to cover

For many years, New York University constitutional law professor Kenji Yoshino has been examining the practice of covering and the spectrum of demands that comes with the pressure to conform.

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.