Monday, March 25, 2013

Jason Davis in the NYT

     Some of my colleagues here at Irvine Valley College will remember Jason Davis, a student and a veteran (and an occasional photographic contributor to DtB) who transferred to UCI several years ago, where he flourished in the literary journalism program. After graduation, he landed a great job. According to the Times, "He is currently an associate editor and photographer in Los Angeles for Automotive.com, a division of the Motor Trend Auto Group."
     Today, I noticed a fascinating piece of Jason's—about his Iraq experiences—in the New York Times blog. Find it here:

Still Bleeding, 10 Years Later (New York Times/blog)

     Congratulations, Jason!

6 comments:

  1. He would make a great commencement speaker. I like it when we have former students as speakers.

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  2. Appreciate the diverse worldview and complex life experiences of your student veterans. Encourage their participation and success.

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  3. It would be great to invite him back to campus. Is he involved with the on-campus vet organization?

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  4. You can contact Jason at his office here (look for email link)

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  5. Ya'll are too kind. Thank you.

    After graduating with a BA in Literary Journalism from UCI, I've for the almost last two years been writing--and mostly photographing--for Automotive.com, an in-market, consumer subsidiary of Motor Trend Magazine.

    That's great, but I may have other news to share this week, maybe, which could affect my physical presence in the state...

    - Jason

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  6. We hope to hear from you soon.

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