Whitney Shefte Plus

Washington, DC

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Whitney Shefte is a Peabody Award-winning video journalist at The Washington Post, where she has worked since 2006. She has documented everything from AIDS in D.C. to traumatic brain injury in the military to the forgotten conflict in Western Sahara. Whitney is the president-elect of the White House News Photographers Association and is Mentorship Chair of the non-profit organization Women Photojournalists of Washington. She is also an instructor at Georgetown University. A three-time regional Emmy Award winner and two-time national News & Documentary Emmy Award nominee, Whitney received a Peabody Award and the POYi Documentary Project of the Year Award in 2011 for her project "Coming home a different person" on traumatic brain injury. She and a team of other Post journalists were finalists for the Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Reporting for a package including the same project in 2011. 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. When she isn't working, Whitney enjoys rock climbing, kayaking, practicing yoga, exploring the outdoors and traveling. Follow her on twitter @whitneyshefte.

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