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Peter DiCampo

Peter DiCampo ('19)

photojournalist and co-founder, Everyday Africa, Seattle

Question: How might we help people with opposing perspectives better communicate in today's fractured media landscape?

Peter DiCampo is a freelance photojournalist and the co-founder of the acclaimed Everyday Africa project. He began his career as a Peace Corps Volunteer living in rural Ghana, and has been working primarily in Africa for over a decade, reporting for the world’s leading publications while also working on long-term projects focused on international development and energy access. In his role as co-president of Everyday Africa, he is a contributing photographer, writer, curator, classroom curriculum designer and co-editor. He is the recipient of grants and awards from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, Magnum Foundation, the Brown Institute for Media Innovation, Open Society Foundations and Pictures of the Year International (POYi). His photography has been exhibited internationally, including in solo shows at galleries in London, New York and Rio de Janeiro. He earned a Bachelor of Science in journalism from Boston University. He is based in Seattle and Nairobi.

Posts by Peter

From viral to sustainable?

Exploring business models to support a global community of photographers (4 minute read)

Read @peterdicampo on Medium.