On his blog, Dan Oshinsky describes himself as “a reporter … entrepreneur, lover of start-ups … frequent troublemaker and builder of awesome stuff.”
But his main interest is telling stories.
Oshinsky’s current focus is Stry.us, a start-up that grew out of a reporting project through his work as a Reynolds Fellow at the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism.
Inspired to act
In 2010, Oshinsky was inspired by the stories coming out of Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina. He saw this as an opportunity to write the long-form, personal stories he wanted tell. So, he quit his job, packed his cameras and notebooks and headed to Biloxi, Miss.
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