Kenyon College

Lyndsey Addario


Lyndsey Addario is an American photojournalist who regularly appears in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, National Geographicand other media outlets. Her work vividly portrays on-the-ground war and post-war conditions, most recently Syrian refugee camps and ISIS. She was jailed for several days in Libya in 2011. Addario received a MacArthur Fellowship in 2010 for “creating a powerful visual record of the most pressing conflicts and humanitarian crises of the 21st century,” a 2009 Pulitzer Prize, the Overseas Press Club’s 2010 Olivier Rebbot Award, among others. Her autobiography, It’s What I Do, describes a life in photojournalism in the post-9/11 world. Her focus is on global freedom of the press, women’s rights and human rights. She currently lives in London.



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