Guatemala Workshop in “Production” Stage

GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala, 27 May 2013 — Jessica, one of nine Fotokids participating in my video journalism workshop, watches films being made during the five-day event. As we transit from the “pre-production” stage into the “production” stage of the workshop, I’m deeply impressed by the tenacity of these young people. By their thirst for knowledge […]

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Fotokids in Guatemala Hosts Video Journalism Workshop

GUATEMALA CITY , Guatemala, 26 May 2013 — I meet on the first day of my five-day video journalism workshop with kids belonging to Nancy McGirr’s non-profit organization, Fotokids. Founded in 1991, Fotokids is designed to break the cycle of poverty through training in visual arts and technology. ( Photo by Nancy McGirr.)  

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Fotokids Impact Guatemalan Kids’ Lives

WASHINGTON, DC, 13 January 2013 — This is the front cover of a book of photographs made by members of “Fotokids,” a non-profit founded in 1991 by former Reuters photojournalist Nancy McGirr, a long-time friend and colleague. Nancy gave me a signed copy of the book during my recent trip to Guatemala where I worked […]

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