Guilford College Bryan Series: Lynsey Addario

300 N Elm St, Greensboro, NC 27401

"It's What I Do", Based on her Bestselling Book of the Same Name

Lynsey is an American photojournalist who has been covering conflict, humanitarian crises, and women's issues in the Middle East and Africa on assignment for The New York Times and National Geographic for more than two decades. She is the recipient of numerous awards including the Pulitzer Prize and the MacArthur Fellowship. Hollywood has acquired the rights to make a film out of her life story.

Lynsey is a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer who covers conflict zones across the Middle East, South Asia, and Africa. She is a regular contributor to National Geographic, The New York Times, and Time magazine. She has covered conflicts in Iran, Lebanon, Darfur, and Libya, where she was among four New York Times journalists kidnapped in 2011. She has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the MacArthur Fellowship “Genius” grant, the Overseas Press Club’s Oliver Rebbot award for her series “Veiled Rebellion: Afghan Women,” and was part of the New York Times team honored with the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting. In 2016, Addario released a New York Times best-selling memoir, It’s What I Do, which chronicles her personal and professional life as a photojournalist coming of age in the post-9/11 world.