Debbi Morello was a professional photojournalist for nearly 15 years. Based in Washington, D.C. she worked with news and aid organizations worldwide.
She has been based in Haiti, covered the wars in Bosnia and Chechnya, while based in Africa, covered Rwanda, Zaire, Uganda, Kenya and Sudan, and has worked in Iraq and Afghanistan.
She has freelanced for The New York Times, The Washington Post, Life Magazine, Time and Newsweek and U.S. News and World Report. Her work won the prestigious International Pictures of the Year International competition for Photojournalism four times, and Best in Show at the annual Women in Photojournalism Conference. U.S. News and World Report featured one of her images from Goma, Zaire in their anniversary issue featuring top images of the 1990s.
In addition to her experience with news organizations, she has worked for the United Nations World Food Programme and humanitarian organizations such as Save the Children, the International Committee for the Red Cross, Care International, and the U.S. Agency for International Development USAID. She now teaches English as a Second Language in the United States, remains a news junkie, accidental activist, opinionated and caffeinated. You can find her on Twitter: @debmorello
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