Pete Kiehart is a visual journalist and artist splitting time between Paris, France and Kyiv, Ukraine. Previously, he worked for The San Francisco Chronicle, where he was a visuals editor and photographer.
In addition to working regularly as a photojournalist and portrait photographer, Pete also has experience with videography and video production, writing and designing. There was a while there that he was a bike mechanic and a lifeguard, too. His past work experience includes Reportage by Getty Images, CNN and The Columbus Dispatch. Pete has done freelance work for Apple Inc., Purdue University, PARADE, PBS, Meredith Corporation and ESPN.COM.
Pete has also maintained a close relationship with the Eddie Adams Workshop since attending the Sixteenth Workshop as the High School Photographer of the Year. He has supported the workshop in numerous positions including as assistant producer of the workshop, as workshop photographer and as a member of the faculty.
Pete holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Policy Studies from Duke University. Before transferring to Duke, he spent two years studying at Ohio University’s School of Visual Communication. When not working with photography and photographers, Pete enjoys riding bicycles, traveling, and making people laugh.
Portfolio at www.petekiehart.com
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Europe's Refugee Crisis
Migrants plead for family members to be allowed on buses on September 18, 2015 in Tovarnik, Croatia. Click the above link to view the entire project.
Fariba Mosavi, photographed at the Hegyeshalom, Hungary border crossing. Click the above link to see a portfolio of my portrait work.
The Republic of The Bridge
About 2 kilometers from the front lines in Pisky, Ukraine - where, despite a ceasefire that officially went into effect February 15th, 2015, explosions and gunfire are still regularly heard - is an incomplete bridge that members of Dnipro-1 volunteer battalion have fortified as a last staging area before the front. They call it "The Republic of The Bridge." Click the above link to see the entire project.