River is an Oregon-born writer, journalist, 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.

As Associate Editor at VICE, he hosted documentaries for both VICE Digital and VICELAND. He also developed, launched, and spearheaded VICE's breaking news section, The VICE Guide to Right Now.

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.