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Online Video, Presentation and Innovation Division Judges

Taylor Turner

Taylor Turner is a breaking news producer and video journalist for The New York Times. In her job, Turner contributes to the video department’s news operation through managing live feeds and creating dynamic video content in a fast-paced environment. She joined The Time's in 2020 from The Washington Post. Before The Post, Taylor worked in broadcast television at ABC News in the Washington, D.C. network bureau. Taylor is a proud Texan, Emma Bowen Foundation alumna and active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

Jarrad Henderson

Jarrad Henderson is a four-time Emmy award winning Senior Video Producer for USA Today’s Investigative and Enterprise video unit. Recognized for being a forward thinking, digital savvy, media and video production expert, Henderson helps others pursue their dreams of becoming visual storytellers through his roles as an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University's School of Continuing Studies, Multimedia Judge for the Hearst Journalism Awards Program and serves on the Executive Board of the National Association of Black Journalists as Academic Representative. When he’s not working, you can find him at the nearest roller rink, singing along to your favorite R&B artist.

Carlos Waters

Carlos Waters is a video journalist based in Washington DC. He uses photography and motion graphics to tell stories about current affairs and modern life. You can see his work in Vox.com, The Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, and other digital media channels.

Erica Berenstein

Erica is a video journalist who started her career at Agence France-Presse, and has worked on staff at The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. These days, Erica is the executive producer of news and documentary video at Business Insider.