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David Darg  

Filmmaker, Activist and Co-Founder of RYOT.org

David Darg co-founded RYOT.com with Bryn Mooser. The company is an actionable news service devoted to making the world a better place. Each story posted on the site is accompanied by an action box, linked directly to the leading organization for each respective issue. This model news platform is the first of its kind, and it's referred to as advocacy journalism.

David spent 10 years as a first responder and frontline contributor for Reuters, the BBC and CNN, covering some of the world’s largest natural disasters and wars. As Vice President of Operation Blessing International, he has traveled to over 30 countries and is currently based in Haiti. As a filmmaker, David has won numerous awards including a Special Jury Mention at the 2012 Tribeca film festival as Co-Director of Baseball in the Time of Cholera. David grew up in the Middle East and England. After receiving his degree in Philosophy from Oxford University, he moved to Africa to work in the non-profit sector. David loves to surf and play guitar.

David was recently honored for starting Haiti's first little league baseball team-- the Tabarre Tigers. The league is growing and now has three competitive teams.

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