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Friday, July 28 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Lessons From Photographing Standing Rock

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Presented by AAJA Photojournalists

The Standing Rock protests were about an underrepresented minority group's fight to protect their primary water supply against the government. It was a difficult story to cover– the remote location, cold weather condition and competing resources in newsrooms. Our panel of photographers share their experience and explore this case study of overcoming challenges to produce a compelling visual story.

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Ariel Zambelich

Visuals Editor, NPR
Ariel Zambelich is an Editor on NPR’s Visuals Team, which collaborates with the newsroom to tell stories that create empathy through photojournalism, illustration, graphics, design, data reporting, and video journalism. She helps coordinate visual coverage for news and features... Read More →

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Angus Mordant

Freelance Photojournalist
Angus Mordant is a photojournalist based in New York City.Mordant was born and raised in Sydney, Australia, but moved to New York in 2013 to study at the International Center of Photography. After graduating in 2014, he spent a year interning for Mary-Ellen Mark.His work has been... Read More →
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Josh Morgan

Photographer, The Greenville News
Josh Morgan is a photojournalist based in Greenville, S.C. Before moving to Greenville, he spent nearly three years in South Dakota. He started covering the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline in September 2016 as a photographer for the Rapid City Journal and continued until... Read More →
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Richard J. Tsong-Taatarii

Staff Photographer, Minneapolis Star Tribune
Has been a staff photographer at the Minneapolis Star Tribune for 18 yrs. He won a 1st place picture page and 3rd place portrait series in NPPA. He was also awarded an award of excellence in newspaper portfolio this past year in POY.

Friday July 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm EDT
Commonwealth Hall A2