Judd Slivka has been a journalist, private investigator, process server, communications director, professor and digital director.
He has worked at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, The Arizona Republic and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. His freelance work has appeared in ESPN: The Magazine, Slate, the Los Angeles Times, U.S. News and World Report.
He worked as the communciations director and director of information services at the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. He was a professor at the University of Missouri School of Journalism and was the first director of aerial journalism at the Reynolds Journalism Institute. He also taught for Webster University and Texas Tech University.
He is currently the director of digital content at 12 News, the NBC affilliate in Phoenix.
His reporting has been nominated for three Pulitzer Prizes.