Jeff Share worked for ten years as a freelance photojournalist and seven years as an elementary school teacher in downtown Los Angeles. He now works as a Faculty Advisor in the Teacher Education Program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with new teachers in the master’s level credentialing program. He also provides professional development training in critical media literacy with teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District as well as educators across the US and internationally. His research focuses on theoretical frameworks and practical applications for teaching critical media literacy in inner-city classrooms. In 2015, Share published the second edition of his book, Media Literacy is Elementary: Teaching Youth to Critically Read and Create Media.