Pete Kiehart is an American visual journalist and artist who splits his time between Paris, France and Kyiv, Ukraine. Previously, he worked for The San Francisco Chronicle, where he was a visuals editor and photographer.
His editorial clients include The New York Times, NPR, ESPN, Paris Match and The Sunday Times.
Pete has also produced images for Apple, Starbucks, The World Food Programme, and CNN Courageous, and contributed reporting as a guest on BBC Radio, BBC Television, and Hromadske.tv. In addition to working regularly as a photojournalist and portrait photographer, Pete also has experience with videography and video production, writing and designing. Previously, he found work as a bike mechanic and a lifeguard, in case you were wondering. Before going freelance, he worked at Reportage by Getty Images, CNN and ONCE Magazine.
Pete maintains 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 and has completed Hostile Environment and First Aid Training as a beneficiary of the Rory Peck Trust. 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.
2017 - 'Chosen' American Photography 33, 2017 - Magenta Flash Forward, 2017 - Best of Photojournalism, 2016 - Best of Photojournalism, 2013 - Best of Photojournalism
- Breaking news
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A refugee covers his face in a scarf as fires erupt in The Jungle refugee camp on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 in Calais, France. Authorities conducted a week-long operation that resulted in the eviction of the majority of the population and the destruction of the camp.