Melissa Lyttle

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Melissa Lyttle is an independent visual journalist based in Los Angeles, California covering social issues related to the criminal justice system, poverty, and children’s rights. She spent 15 years working as a staff photographer at two Florida-based newspapers: The Tampa Bay Times and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Her freelance work has appeared on ESPN.com, the New York Times, Audubon Magazine, Education Week, Rolling Stone, Sports Illustrated and VICE. Her work has been recognized by UNICEF, the Casey Medals for Meritorious Journalism, POYi, NPPA’s Best of Photojournalism, and the Alexia Foundation. She is the current President of the National Press Photographers Association, the founder of APhotoADay Inc., and has been a returning faculty member at the Eddie Adams Workshop since 2003.

En Español

Melissa Lyttle es una periodista visual basada en Los Angeles, California, trabajando temas sociales relacionados al sistema de justicia criminal, pobreza y los derechos de niñez. Ella ha trabajado 15 años como fotógrafa en dos periódicos de Florida: The Tampa Bay Times y The South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Su trabajo independiente ha aparecido en ESPN.com, The New York Times, Audubon Magazine, Education Week, Rolling Stone, Sports Illustrate y Vice. Su trabajo ha sido reconocido por UNICEF, the Casey Medals for Meritorious Journalism, POYi, NPPA’s Best of Photojournalism y the Alexia Foundation. Presentemente, ella es la presidente de la National Press Photographers Association, la fundadora de APhotoADay Inc. y miembro de la facultad del Eddie Adams Workshop desde 2003.

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