Amy Pereira is the Director of Photography at MSNBC where in 2013 she launched the photography department and visual direction of the new MSNBC.com. Her primary focus is on documentary photography and visual storytelling with an emphasis on issues surrounding social justice. In 2015 and 2016 she produced Magnum photographer Matt Black’s Geography of Poverty, a long-form special multimedia feature on income inequality in America for which he was awarded the W. Eugene Smith and the Robert F Kennedy prize for Journalism. She is currently producing, in partnership with Magnum Photos, Continental Drift, an ambitious eleven-part special multimedia feature on the migrant and refugee crisis across the globe. Prior to her current role she was the senior photo editor at Newsweek International for ten years and the editor of multiple books of photography.