Guest Sermon Kol Nidre, Conservative Service at Emory
Josh Levs is an award-winning broadcast journalist, reporting for CNN from its world headquarters in Atlanta. He specializes in "Reality Checking" politicians' claims, explaining complex international and economic issues, and discovering fun, entertaining stories.
His fellow anchors have called him “truth seeker in chief” and “Mr. Reality.” PBS MediaShift called him “one of the most social media-savvy journalists in broadcast news.” Mediabistro called him CNN’s “social media guru.”
Levs also reports on the new era of fatherhood and issues surrounding it, bringing together dads for some of the most frank discussions ever seen on television.
Levs has won many of the top honors in broadcasting, including two Edward R. Murrow awards for his own NPR series on Hurricane Katrina; three Peabody awards and one from duPont-Columbia for his work at CNN, and awards from the National Association of Black Journalists, the Associated Press, the Society of Professional Journalists, and other organizations. The Atlanta Press Club named him a Journalist of the Year, and a scholarship was awarded in his name at his alma mater, Yale University.
Levs graduated from Yale University with honors earning a Bachelor of Arts degree.