Peter DiCampo

Visuals Editor

Peter DiCampo is a Visuals Editor at ProPublica. Prior to joining ProPublica, DiCampo was the international visual editor at NPR. Before turning to editing, he worked for more than a decade as a freelance photojournalist, primarily in sub-Saharan Africa, with publications in National Geographic, The New York Times, Time and many more. He was a 2019 John S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University, and he is the recipient of grants and awards from Brown Institute for Media Innovation, Code for Africa, Magnum Foundation, Open Society Foundations, PhotoWings, Pictures of the Year International and the Pulitzer Center, among others.

DiCampo is also a co-founder of Everyday Africa, a collective of photographers using social media to broaden coverage of Africa beyond the headlines, and The Everyday Projects, a global community of photographers and visual literacy nonprofit.

He is a co-author of the photo book “Everyday Africa: 30 Photographers Re-Picturing a Continent” and the graphic novel “Flying Kites: A Story of the 2013 California Prison Hunger Strike.” DiCampo holds a B.S. in journalism from Boston University and was a Peace Corps volunteer in Ghana.

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