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    Greg Marinovich is a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer and co-author of The Bang Bang Club (Basic Books, 2001) – a compelling record of South Africa’s transition to democracy. He has also authored, Murder at Small Koppie (Penguin, 2016) which was based on his investigations into the Marikana massacre of miners by police. Greg was awarded the Alan Paton prize for non-fiction in 2017 for this piece. He has spent twenty-five years doing conflict, documentary, and news photography around the globe. And has received several accolades such as the Nat Nakasa award for courageous journalism.

    Greg is the Associate Editor at The Daily Maverick and the co-founder and editor of a global documentary and photojournalism agency, The Stand Global. He is currently a Lecturer at Harvard Extension School where he teaches photojournalism, Documentary, & Art Photography to students. He is also teaching a graduate course in advanced photography at Harvard University. And is associated with  Boston University as a Master Lecturer at the College of Communication.

    Greg served as one of the coveted jury members of the World Press Photo in 1994 and 2005. His photographs have been featured across global media platforms such as Time, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and The Guardian, to name a few.  He has worked on a wide gamut of documentary films. And has contributed as a freelance journalist to reputed media platforms such as Bloomberg, Geo Magazine, and Associated Press. He was the editor-in-chief of the Twenty Ten Project, he managed over 100 journalists and trainers across a bevy of media platforms. Leading up to the coverage of the first African FIFA World Cup in 2010.

    Greg holds a Nieman Fellow from Harvard University. He is currently appointed as the Director of Hekaya Digital Storytelling – a network that connects storytellers across various disciplines to work together in documenting stories from Africa. He also co-owns Story Taxi and Silver Halide Publishing – a pan African agency for media professionals, and a platform for independent publishers of photographic content, respectively.

    Greg has played an instrumental role in designing a signature course on The Fundamentals of Digital Photography. Through the course, he looks forward to introducing students to digital photography through a wide gamut of photographic genres. Enabling them to strengthen their visual acumen and broaden their STEM experience. 

    Atria Admissions Team

    August 30, 2020

    Dr. Dwight Jaggard

    Leonie Marinovich

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