Charlie Hoxie is an independent multimedia journalist and Master of Arts candidate at New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute (expected December 2010). Before coming to NYU, Charlie worked on several documentary productions for public television and theatrical release, including African American Lives 2 by Kunhardt Productions, the Emmy Award-winning series The Mysterious Human Heart by David Grubin, and several films by Alex Gibney, including Gonzo: The Life and Work of Hunter S. Thompson and the Academy-Award winning Taxi to the Dark Side. His work has been broadcast on NYCTV and will soon be featured on The Local: East Village, a news site published by the New York Times. He holds a B.A. in geology from Amherst College and covers topics related to science and the environment.