Gabriel Tolliver is a multimedia journalist at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism class of 2017. Gabriel was a US Army video journalist(46R) from 2007-2011 which included deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (09-10). In addition, he is an author of several books, a haiku poet, mixed media artist, entrepreneur and a filmmaker. Gabriel counts Ed Bradley(CBS/60Minutes), Edward Murrow, Ellis Haizlip(SOUL!/PBS), Hip-Hop Culture, Maya Deren, Frederick Wiseman, Zora Neal Hurston and VICE as influencers on his journalistic & documentary ambitions. He is also an advocate of media literacy and archival preservation.