Emily Kassie

The Marshall Project, Director of Visual Projects

Emily Kassie is an award-winning investigative journalist and filmmaker. She is currently the director of visual projects at The Marshall Project, a pulitzer-winning magazine focused on criminal justice. Her body of work focuses on human rights abuses, corruption, and violence, reporting for outlets including The New York Times, NBC, and BBC, among others. Kassie was the founding creative director of HighlineHuffington Post's investigative magazine, where she oversaw visual storytelling.

In 2017, she won the Overseas Press Club Award for Best Digital Reporting on International Affairs and the National Magazine Award (Ellie) for Multimedia Story of the Year, as well as the Punch Sulzberger Award for Online Storytelling from the American Society of News Editors, for her work on the refugee crisis. Kassie is a World Press Photo multimedia winner, a three-time PDN multimedia winner, and the recipient of four National Press Photographers Association awards. In 2015, she won an Academy Award for student documentary for her film I Married My Family's Killer. She graduated with honors from Brown University and was a Gates scholar at Cambridge University, where she completed her master's degree in international relations and politics.

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