Jerod interviews Heather Hamel, the Founder and Executive Director of ‘Justice That Works.’ The two speak about the broken justice system, mass incarceration, rehabilitation and how to fix these plights.
US Editor & Producer of ‘ICYMI’ //Jerod MacDonald-Evoy, 25, is a graduate from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism in Phoenix, Arizona. Jerod covers breaking news and public safety for the Arizona Republic out of Phoenix and is an editor at the North Star Post. North Star Post founder Sam Richards inspired Jerod to report on the #FBISkySpies that were spotted over the Phoenix area and the two are currently working on follow up reporting regarding the FBI’s aviation surveillance program. Jerod has been featured in USA Today as well as other local and national publications and has been working as a documentary filmmaker in his spare time for the past 4 years with films showcasing across the globe on a variety of topics. Most recently his documentary film Stingray was nominated for a student production award at the Rocky Mountain Regional Emmys. Jerod was one of the first reporters to break the Robert Doggart story and continues to be one of the only journalists covering the case. His focus at the North Star Post is to cover national security issues such as the War on Terror, surveillance, and the Department of Defense and produce the weekly podcast called ICYMI.