Central Photo Editor, Associated Press
(@apksato) Kiichiro Sato is Associated Press’ U.S. regional photo editor who oversees the report and photo operations of 14 states in the central United States. Sato joined AP in 2005 as administrative photo editor in Columbus, Ohio. The following year, he became news editor for photos, overseeing five states. He then transferred to Chicago in 2009 as U.S. regional photo editor for the central region.
Staff Photojournalist, Associated Press
(@Dharapak) Charles Dharapak is an Associated Press staff photojournalist based in Washington, D.C. Since 2003 he has covered the Bush and Obama White House, national politics, and the 2004, 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns. He joined the AP in 1995 as a staff photographer based in Southeast Asia. While based in Bangkok he covered the Cambodian civil war and the pro-democracy movement in Burma. He later became AP’s chief photographer... Read More →
(@b_smialowski) Brendan Smialowski is a Washington, D.C.based photojournalist. He has spent the majority of his 15-year career as a freelancer, focusing largely on news but also sports, disaster and conflict. As with many Washingtonbased photojournalists, his work often revolves around politics, and he routinely travels with leaders such as the president of the United States.
Staff Photojournalist, Getty Images
(@alexwongcw) Alex Wong is a staff photographer at Getty Images based in Washington, D.C. He covers U.S. politics, including the White House and Capitol Hill. Born and raised in Hong Kong, he never knew that photojournalism could be a profession until he graduated from secondary school and had his first newspaper job as a darkroom assistant.