Nick Kirkpatrick
 

A World of Waste

 

The world produces more than 3.5 million tons of garbage a day. Photographer Kadir van Lohuizen visited six major cities around the world to investigate how they manage — or mismanage — their waste.

 

 

PHOTO BY KADIR VAN LOHUIZEN/NOOR

 

 
 
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Role: Producer & Photo editor

 

  • Custom desktop & mobile experience
  • 17-page special section
  • Instagram post on @washingtonpost & series of stories on @postphoto
  • Tweet thread & Facebook live

 

 
 
 

THE HEART OF THE ZIKA OUTBREAK

How Recife, Brazil’s hardest-hit

city, is coping with the virus.

 

ROLE:  VISUAL EDITOR

PHoto by Matt McClain/ THe Washington Post

 

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HOW VALENTINE’S DAY TURNED DEADLY AT A FLORIDA SCHOOL

This mass shooting, among the country’s 10 deadliest, unfolded in real time through graphic social media videos and frantic text messages.

ROLE:  VISUAL EDITOR

NOTE:  THIS STORY IS BEST EXPERIENCED ON MOBILE

A JOURNEY INTO THE DYING CENTER OF THE ISLAMIC STATE

The fight against the Islamic State for control of Raqqa is a daily replay of horrors.

 

ROLE: Producer & Photo editor

Photo by Alice Martins for The Washington Post

 
 
 
 
 
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HOW THE 1968 RIOTS CHANGED WASHINGTON, THEN AND NOW 

Images captured after MLK's assassination show a city erupting in fury and flames. Washington looks much different now.

 

ROLE:  VISUAL EDITOR, producer, photographer

OCCUPIED: YEAR 50

Israel’s military occupation of the West Bank and Gaza began five decades ago, when Israel defeated three Arab armies. Today, millions of Palestinians still face concrete walls, checkpoints and other Israeli controls. What does it feel like to be “occupied” in 2017? The lives of three people – a construction worker, a cancer patient and a tycoon – offer some answers.

 
 
 
 
 

Photo by Linda Davidson/The Washington Post

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ROLE: SERIES PHOTO EDITOR

          & video consultant

 

  • Three stories
  • Custom desktop & mobile experiences 
  • 6-page special print section
  • Instagram story

‘They are not treated like humans’: Inside Libya’s thriving migrant trade

 
 

 

The abuse raises questions about European agreements to pay Libya to stem the flow of migrants.

 

ROLE: Photo editor

Photo by Lorenzo Tugnoli for The Washington Post

 
 
 
 
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WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BECOME A 21ST CENTURY RAP STAR? ASK RICO NASTY. 

The DMV native was a teenage loudmouth on YouTube. Now, she has a deal with Atlantic Records

 

ROLE:  VISUAL EDITOR

NOTE:  THIS STORY IS BEST EXPERIENCED ON MOBILE

 
 
 
 

VIOLENCE IS SOARING IN THE MEXICAN TOWNS THAT FEED AMERICA’S HEROIN HABIT

 

Along the country’s heroin highway, signs of a booming drug business and horrific bloodshed.

Photo by Michael RObinson Chavez/The Washington Post

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ROLE: Series photo & video editor

 

  • Four stories
  • Custom desktop & mobile experiences 
  • Special Instagram & Twitter promotion