While working as the Picture & Multimedia Editor at NPR I often accompanied radio reporters into the field. Here is a selection of photos I made on assignment for NPR between 2007-2013.
Susumu Ito, 90, was part of an all-Japanese unit in World War II that was segregated from other American soldiers. View the full story here.
Johnny Yeary, 63. Yeary came to the Remote Area Medical fair in Coeburn, Va., for dental and vision care. View more images from this series here.
Luis Romero looks out over the ocean to a view that includes the Coast Guard station where his son, Julian, was in the auxiliary. Romero started the anti-violence organization ‘Basta Ya’ after Julian was murdered in 2011. View the full story here.
Rosario Rivera is an economist and professor at the University of Puerto Rico. She lives on the island with her husband, a lawyer, but they’ve considered moving to the mainland. She is seen here at a street market in the Rio Piedras neighborhood of San Juan. View the full story here.
Krishna Gurung and his wife, Leela, lost their 7-year-old son when he accidentally strangled himself with a cord at their home in Nepal. In Kevin’s memory, Gurung has created an eco-friendly village near Kathmandu that provides education, health care and jobs to people with leprosy and physical handicaps. View the full story here.
Jessica Bermudez, 24, models a dress at Deja Vu in Alexandria, Va. Bermudez is competing for the title of Miss District of Columbia USA, and says she regularly enters beauty pageants. View the full story here.
Edward Bonet, 23, lives in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, and works on the dive team at the Copamarina Beach Resort & Spa in the town of Guanica. He lives with his grandmother, Genoveva “Veva” Camacho. View the full story here.
Robert Duvall on his farm in The Plains, Va. View the full story here.
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros play a Tiny Desk Concert at NPR. View the concert here.
Richard Chakejian is the owner of the Pennhurst Asylum. He bought the Pennhurst campus after it had been abandoned for more than 20 years and turned it into a Halloween haunted house. The first three rooms of the tour feature archival photographs and video explaining the history of the institution. View the full story here.
Puerto Rican hip-hop artist Tego Calderon outside his studio, El Sitio, in Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico. View the full story here.