Whitney Shefte is a Peabody, POYi and NPPA award-winning and Pulitzer Prize Award finalist and Emmy-nominated video and multimedia journalist working at The Washington Post. Whitney pitches, researches, shoots, reports, edits and produces multimedia stories for the Post’s digital and print platforms as well as for freelance clients in the U.S. and around the world. She has documented everything from AIDS in D.C. to traumatic brain injury in the military to life in India. She is experienced with multiple platforms including video, photography, audio and writing. Whitney also experiments with motion graphics and digital music composition in her work. She serves on the video and multimedia committees for the White House News Photographers Association and she is Mentorship Chair for the non-profit organization Women Photojournalists of Washington. Originally from North Carolina, Whitney is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication where she concentrated in photojournalism.
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