Industry Updates

Photographers and Photo Editors Strive to Foster Diversity in the Photo Industry

June 14, 2017

By Holly Stuart Hughes

A screenshot from, a website launched by Daniella Zalcman to highlight the work of female editorial photographers.

Even as the media talks about adding new voices and perspectives to its coverage of our divided society, photo editors continue to rely on their stables of familiar, trusted contributors—who are overwhelmingly white males. In the fall of 2016, for example, World Press Photo noted in a report that only 15.5 percent of the entrants to its 2017 contest were...

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