Neil Brandvold is an award winning photojournalist and filmmaker with experience working in conflict, disaster and post-disaster zones across Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa and the Middle East.

His work has been featured in numerous outlets including The Washington Post, National Geographic, Newsweek, PBS FRONTLINE, The New Yorker, WIRED, Al Jazeera WITNESS, PRO PUBLICA, The Intercept, The Guardian, ABC News, USA Today, Nature Magazine, FRANCE TV,  Global Health Now, NPR, PRI, BBC, CNN, as well as many non-profit, non-governmental organizations including USAID, Plan International, FHI360, Medecin Sans Frontiere, and Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initative.

Brandvold is also a Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting grantee, and a member of FOSTER DISCOURSE

Brandvold has completed the Battlefield Medical Response training from RISC (Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues),  Hostile Environment Training from Pioneer Consulting Group, as well as Hostile Environment/First Aid training from Global Journalist Security.  

Equipment:
 Sony FS5, Nikon D5

Lenses:
 Nikkor 2.8 16-35mm
Nikkor 2.8  24-70mm
Nikkor 2.8 70-200mm
Nikkor 1.8 50mm 

Aerial: DJI Phantom 4

4k 360 Video

Selected work:

*Meet the Fearless Ebola Hunters of Sierra Leone (reported in Sierra Leone). National Geographic. March 2015.

*From the battlegrounds of Eastern Congo (reported in the Democratic Republic of the Congo). Washington Post. August 2013.*

*Nurses were sidelined in the $3.3bn Ebola response (reported in Sierra Leone). Newsweek. May 2015.

*Bitter Harvest: Cassava and Konzo, the Crippling Disease (reported in Democratic Republic of the Congo). Global Health Now. October 2016.

*In Congo, Rising Violence Triggers New U.N. Unit (reported in the Democratic Republic of the Congo). Washington Post. August 2013.

*Africas deadliest war enters a new phase in Congo (reported in the Democratic Republic of the Congo). USA Today. August 2013.

*The Untold Global Health Story of 2015: Mycetoma (reported in Sudan). Global Health Now. September 2016.

*Salvador : les pesticides hors la loi (reported in El Salvador). FRANCE TV. November 2017.

*Out of the Syrian crisis, a data revolution takes shape (reported in Jordan). NATURE Magazine. October 2017. 

*Sleeping sickness can now be cured with pills (reported in Democratic Republic of the Congo). NATURE Magazine. October 2017. 

*They Don’t Care About Black People Dying In The Bush (reported in Democratic Republic of the Congo). Huffington Post. October 2017.

*A Deadly Disease Threatens To Regain Ground Deep In The African Jungle (reported in Democratic Republic of the Congo). Huffington Post. October 2017.

*He Volunteered To Help Stop A Blinding Parasite. Then He Lost His Sight (reported in Democratic Republic of the Congo). Huffington Post. October 2017.

*De África saldrán las epidemias del futuro (reported in Democratic Republic of the Congo). El Pais. March 2017.

*LA ÚLTIMA TRINCHERA DE LA MOSCA TSETSÉ (reported in Democratic Republic of the Congo). El Pais. March 2017.

*FOTOS: Víctimas del sueño (reported in Democratic Republic of the Congo). El Pais. March 2017.

Neil Brandvold is based between Washington, D.C and El Salvador, and is available for assignments globally.

Email: photo@neilbrandvold.com
WhatsApp: +1 443 852 7869
Phone: +503 7384 2176

Notable Field Experience: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Libya, Lebanon, Haiti, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Equatorial Guinea, Honduras, El Salvador, Cuba, Sudan.

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