Amy Pereira

Amy Pereira

Amy Pereira has been the Director of Photography at MSNBC since 2013 when she launched the photography department and visual direction of the new Her focus is on documentary photography and visual storytelling with an emphasis on issues surrounding social justice. Prior to her current position she was the Senior Photo Editor at Newsweek International for 10 years and the editor of multiple books of photography. Most recently she has been working on a feature with photographer Matt Black called Geography of Poverty.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Amy Pereira

Political Theatre

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

I want to pull back the curtain and show these politicians as they really are. Even though they are in plain sight, they can hide behind words and carefully arranged imagery to project their vision of America. I am using my camera to cut through the staging of these moments and reveal the cold, naked ambition for power.

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Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Amy Pereira

Sep 192015

Behind the Scenes: The Photo Editor

For photographers, photo editors are gateways to getting their stories before a larger audience. This panel will look at the process from the photo editor’s perspective – we’ll dissect what it takes for a story to go from idea to print.

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