River is an Oregon-born writer and filmmaker based in Brooklyn, NY. He is currently in development on a scripted TV series with Peter Dinklage’s production company, Estuary, and Gunpowder & Sky.

He is a film and TV critic for VICE and has hosted documentaries for VICE Digital and VICELAND. His work has been covered by NPR, WNYC's On the Media, the Atlantic, Jezebel, and more. A Japanese fashion magazine once called him a "promising novice."

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River Donaghey loves America, and love can make a person do strange things.