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Born in Connecticut but raised on the Central Coast of California, William Johnston-Carter graduated from Chapman University with a BFA in Film Production and a BS in Physics.

After college, William interned for the documentary filmmaker Robert Kenner (Food Inc, War Letters, Two Days in October) before spending two years with AmeriCorps where he served as Media Production Coordinator for the nonprofit organization Impact America.

In 2017, he southbound through-hiked the Appalachian Trail, 2,189 miles from Maine to Georgia, and took way too many photos to prove it.

He nows works at Define American, where he writes, shoots, and edits videos about immigration, identity, and citizenship in a changing America.