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Wiltse, Lisa

Occupation
Journalist, Photo Journalist and Photographer

Summary

Lisa Wiltse was born in the United States of America and studied photography in Boston in the late 1990s. Her photographic career is intertwined with community work - in 2000-01 Wiltse taught photography for a youth outreach program in Brooklyn, New York.

After that she travelled throughout Central America, Uganda, India, Bangladesh and beyond before making Sydney her home in 2005. She is now (2007) a photojournalist for The Sydney Morning Herald, specialising in humanitarian issues. Lisa has won several awards including first prize in PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris and the Oxfam Humanitarian Award.

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Events

2005 -
Career in journalism active
2007
Walkley Award (Photography) - Photography - Daily Life/Feature Photography - Winner; Sydney Morning Herald; "Little Voice Dhaka, Bangladesh"
2010
Walkley Award (Photography) - Photography - Daily Life/Feature Photography - Winner - Getty Images, 'Potosi'

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.walkleys.com/awards/walkley-winners-archive.

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