Catherine Spangler


As a staff video journalist for The New York Times, she collaborated with photographers, videographers, programmers and designers across the newsroom. In 2013, she was the video producer for "Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek." The project was hailed as “a spectacular example of the potential of digital-age storytelling,” and won the Pulitzer Prize, a Peabody Award, and was nominated for an Emmy.

At The New Yorker, Catherine is responsible for the editorial vision of the video department, managing original series and short form documentary storytelling. She hunts for cinematic stories with impact. 

Catherine was a Roy H. Park fellow and Master’s candidate at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at UNC-Chapel Hill. Her work has earned accolades from Pictures of the Year International, World Press Photo, National Press Photographer's Association, Online News Association, Society for News Design, American Society of News Editors, Scripps Howard Foundation, SXSW Interactive and the Webbys.

Catherine Spangler