Pierre Kattar

Videographer and Photographer

Pierre Kattar is a Lebanese-American video journalist and documentary filmmaker. He began his career at The Washington Post’s website in 1998 as a multimedia web developer. He soon found a passion in online video journalism and learned to shoot, script, edit and narrate visual stories. Ten years later, Pierre began freelancing and worked with clients like The New York Times, Frontline, National Geographic, NPR and The Outlaw Ocean Project. He has reported on the election of President Barack Obama, the 2005 elections in Lebanon, Charlie Hebdo terrorist attacks in Paris, Black Lives Matter in Italy, a Hepatitis E epidemic in Nepal, genetically modified mosquitoes in Italy and migrant prisons in Libya. He’s a native English speaker with fluent French and Italian with intermediate Arabic. His work has garnered numerous accolades including two Emmys, an Edward R. Murrow Award and the George Polk Award. He was named 2007 Editor of the Year by the White House News Photographers Association.

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