Cameron Hickey is an Emmy Award winning journalist, cinematographer and hacker focused on human rights, poverty, and science. He has produced and shot content for the PBS NewsHour, NOVA, Bill Moyers, American Experience, WNET, PBS World, and the New York Times. Hickey lives in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn with his wife and two sons.
Cameron’s Recent Stories
Nation Apr 25What is the NewsTracker?
As the country was reacting to the outcome of the 2016 Presidential election, concerns soared about the problems of misinformation or so-called “Fake News” spreading across social media. To understand the scale and shape of a problem that was incredibly…
Nation Oct 10Google ‘Top stories’ featured false news about rumored Antifa civil war
We reached out to Google to ask about the misinformation we found for the “Antifa civil war” search in “Top stories,” and they declined to comment. However, by the following day, searches for those same terms did not return any…
Science May 05Column: How a reporting trip to coal country inspired my 7-year-old’s science fair project
When science reporter Cameron Hickey made a recent trip to West Virginia coal mines, it afforded him a unique opportunity to bring what he learned back home -- for his son's science fair project.
Science Jun 04What it’s like to cover the Ebola crisis as a dad
After I learned that I would be traveling to West Africa to cover the aftermath of the Ebola outbreak with Miles O’Brien, I spent a lot of time thinking about and preparing for the trip: what cameras to bring, what…