Jacob Kushner

Jacob’s Contributions


May 2011    Features

Healing the Haitian Soul

The Port-au-Prince International Jazz Festival strives to mend a devastated nation


10/13/10    Solo

Johnbern Thomas: Jazz in Exile

Haitian drummer, displaced by the earthquake, makes his way across the border


10/04/10    Solo

Jazz in Post-Earthquake Haiti

Jacob Kushner on efforts to keep jazz (and hope) alive in Haiti

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About Jacob Kushner


Jacob Kushner is a multimedia freelance journalist working in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. He received his B.A. in journalism and Latin American studies from the University
of Wisconsin. In 2007, he spent six months conducting research in the Dominican Republic that revealed how the education system there reinforces prejudices toward Haiti and Haitians. Jacob has written for such media as World Pulse Magazine, the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, and La Comunidad News. View his work at www.twonationsnews.com. Contact him at jfkushner@twonationsnews.com

Jacob Kushner joined the JazzTimes community on Oct 02, 2010