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Josh Leo

Founder
Mass Media, Communications
Class of 2005
Alma Mater:

http://calvin.edu

Independent Alum of the Day

Josh Leo grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and attended Calvin College where he earned a degree in mass media and communications.

After graduating, he became involved in the developing world of online video. His work, including a self-titled video blog, was featured in The New York TimesWall Street Journal, Wired Magazine, and other local, national and international media outlets. During this time, Josh also worked as an English Language Producer for the international radio program Spotlight and as a freelance video editor for the online video startup Next New Networks. Josh then served as the Communications Manager for Words Of Hope, an international radio ministry based in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Never able to keep still, Josh also started a number of projects with local Grand Rapids partners including Charcutweeterie and Beer Social GR. He also was a winner at the inaugural 5×5 night.

In partnership with Calvin College, Josh founded GR Walks, a walking tour app featuring the history of local Grand Rapids Neighborhoods. Josh currently works as the Communications Manager for Christian Reformed World Missions. He and his wife Sara live in Grand Rapids with their young daughter Blythe.


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