Daniel Lovering is a journalist, photographer and award-winning documentary filmmaker. He is the founder and principal of Bagamor Media, which produces independent documentaries and videos for media organizations, nonprofits, educational institutions and businesses.
His first feature-length documentary, “Through the Place,” won the Best Architecture Film award at the 2016 New Urbanism Film Festival in Los Angeles and the Festival Director’s Award at the Queen City Film Festival in Cumberland, Maryland.
An experienced journalist, Daniel has reported from more than a dozen countries. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Economist and Foreign Policy, among other publications. He has also contributed to Reuters.
For eight years Daniel worked as a staff writer for The Associated Press in Asia and the United States, reporting on subjects ranging from business and politics to war and natural disasters. As a national business writer based in Pittsburgh, he covered large U.S. corporations such as Alcoa, Boeing and Caterpillar. While working as a foreign correspondent in Southeast Asia, Daniel covered the aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, the spread of avian influenza, ethnic insurgencies and the resettlement of refugees, among other stories. He also covered the war in Afghanistan. Previously he worked for the French news agency Agence France-Presse.
Daniel graduated from Oberlin College and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and has received numerous journalism fellowships, including a 2014 Metcalf Institute Fellowship for Marine & Environmental Reporting and a 2012 Knight Luce Fellowship for Reporting on Global Religion. He has taught multimedia journalism at Emerson College in Boston.
A skilled visual storyteller, Daniel began his career in film and television production. He worked as an intern on the children’s television series “Bill Nye, the Science Guy” and a production assistant on the television film “A Day with the Concord Writers,” produced by WGBH in Boston. He also worked as a news desk intern at Melody Maker magazine in London.