Host & Producer
Stephen Janis is an award-winning investigative journalist turned documentary filmmaker. His first feature film, The friendliest city was distributed by Gravitas Ventures and won a Distinction Award from The Impact Doc Film Festival and a Humanitarian Award from The Indie Film Fest. He is the co-host and creator of The police accountability report on The Real News Network, which has received over 10,000,000 views on YouTube. His work as a journalist has been featured on a variety of national shows, including Netflix’s reboot of Unsolved Mysteries, Dead of Night on Investigation Discovery Channel, Tirelessly on NBC, and The Sins of the City on TVOne.
He is the co-author of several books on policing, corruption and the root causes of violence, including Why do we kill: The pathology of murder in Baltimore and You Can’t Stop the Murder: Truths About Policing in Baltimore and Beyond. He is also a co-host of the True Crime podcast. Land of the Unresolved. Prior to joining The Real News, Janis won three Capital Emmys for an investigative series as an investigative producer for WBFF. Follow him on Twitter.
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