Andrea Wise is a Visual Strategy Editor responsible for ideating and commissioning photography, illustration, and other forms of visual journalism at ProPublica. She is also the co-founder of Diversify Photo, a global community working to amplify the voices of underrepresented groups in visual media.
Prior to joining ProPublica, Andrea was a contract photo editor on the history & culture desk at National Geographic and also worked with Newsweek, BuzzFeed News, The Intercept, and Open Society Foundations, among other publications. She has coached workshops at Syracuse University, The University of Oregon, and Western Kentucky University, as well as juried competitions for Getty Images, The Connecticut Art Directors Club, American Illustration - American Photography, and the Society of Professional Journalists.
Andrea earned her M.S. in Photography from Syracuse University and her B.A. in Studio Arts from Trinity College. She is an alum of the Eddie Adams, Kalish, and Mountain Workshops.