Photojournalism & documentary photography. A.W. works primarily in photojournalism and documentary photography. She documents life and light from the swamp, the shore and the shadow. She shoots primarily in medium format film and on digital depending on the assignment.

 

Data visualization. In addition to her photography, A.W. makes singular, thought-provoking data visualization on a contract and freelance basis, applying skills intensively developed at Pew Research Center, later honed in leadership at The New Humanitarian and continued as a freelance journalist. 
 

 

Other editorial experience. In addition to her visual work, A.W. works in editing. She has more than eight years of professional experience writing, reporting and editing in predominantly news environments. She has worked in local news, online news, international news, data and research and more. Notable examples of her published work:

A growing number of American teenagers – particularly girls – are facing depression

The share of women in legislatures around the world is growing, but they are still underrepresented
In 116th Congress, at least 13% of lawmakers are immigrants or the children of immigrants

'Dorkin in York': The city's freestyle BMX history
Former Spring Grove cross country runners get second wind with induction into Hall of Fame


A.W. has more than five years experience in editorial leadership. She has led and co-led editorial digital production for teams in news and research organizations, and she has also developed visual and data visualization strategy in international news. She is able to manage projects, take initiative and formulate creative solutions on small teams on tight deadlines. In the long-term, she is looking to step into formal higher editorial roles, particularly in visuals. Notable examples:

Reporting stream on Colombia (co-developed)
Change in the humanitarian sector, in numbers (led data visualization strategy and creation)
–"Striking findings" from 2016, 2017 and 2018 (led, coordinated and wrote popular year-end list)

York County closes in on record snowfall (c0-led breaking news on record-breaking blizzard)