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Josh Morgan is a cinematographer and photojournalist. He has interned and freelanced for Tucson Weekly and is a graduate of The New York Times Student Journalism Institute.

In his two years taking photographs, Morgan has covered numerous news events in Tucson, Ariz., including the tragic events on January 8 when Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and many others were shot outside a local Safeway. Morgan was awarded second place by the Arizona Newspapers Association for "Best Multimedia Storytelling" for his coverage of the UMC vigil dedicated to Rep. Giffords. A year later, Morgan covered events in commemoration of the shooting for the New York Times Student Journalism Institute.

In the summer of 2011, Morgan found himself documenting the wildfires that wreaked havoc on Arizona landscapes, including his hometown of Sierra Vista, Ariz.

Morgan is currently a multimedia intern at the Victoria Advocate in Victoria, TX as a Chips Quinn Scholar.

When he is not covering news events, Morgan enjoys documenting alternative cultures in Tucson, Ariz. He has also covered immigration issues, particularly in Nogales, Ariz. and Nogales, Sonora.

Morgan lives in Tucson, Ariz., where he is studying journalism at the University of Arizona.

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