Michael Chovan-Dalton is the creator of the podcast Real Photo Show and the co-creator and producer of PhotoWork with Sasha Wolf, he also advises for podcast startups. He is a professor and coordinator of Photography at Mercer County Community College in New Jersey and the former Director of the JKC Gallery in Trenton NJ. He is a founding member of the Homecoming Biennial. Michael is a photographer, an occasional juror, and he collaborates on many photographic projects and shows with other artists and curators. His upcoming book, Staten Island: To be Found, is due to be published in the spring of 2025.

Chovan-Dalton received his BFA from the School of Visual Arts and his MFA from Columbia University.