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Thomas Martinez

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Bamako
Freelance Photojournalist — Freelance
Covers:  ngo, documentaries, environmental issues, humanitarian, humanitarian crisis issues, culture, tourism, news, conflict zones

D.C. based freelance photographer. ilikelight.com

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Biography

Visual Journalist, focusing on humanitarian and conflict issues in West Africa. Specializes in News, Documentary, and Humanitarian work.

What was your first job as a journalist?

Internship at the Willamette Week, in Portland, OR.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yeah. Good riddance.

How is social media changing news?

It's fantastic. It allows anyone to be a part of the news, and has challenged out conceptions of who is and isn't a journalist.