GLOBAL EVENTS PHOTOGRAPHER - 2009-Present
Syria, Turkey, Israel/Palestine, Egypt, Jordan, Thailand, India, Kashmir, Argentina
Documented, by photograph and dispatch, global events, humanitarian disasters, conflict and war.
PHOTOGRAPHER, UC BERKELEY ARTS & DESIGN INITIATIVE
Berkeley, CA - February 2016-Present
Photographer and editor for the Arts+Design Initiative. Responsible for documenting the creation of community learning though innovative design and creative arts, and editing images with Adobe Photoshop.
PHOTOJOURNALIST, THE ARGENTINA INDEPENDENT
Buenos Aires, Argentina - March 2016–September 2016
Photojournalist covering the social justice and human rights beat with a focus on indigenous issues. Pitched and published photographs for daily articles, and for long-form photographic essays.
REPORTER, OAKLAND NORTH
Oakland, California - September 2015–February 2016
Beat reporter covering politics and government in the City of Oakland. Coverage included writing, video, photography, radio, new media packages, and social media outlets. Responsible for pitching and producing daily and feature-length investigative articles under strict deadlines in a fast-paced newsroom setting.
Beginning in 2009, Kyle has document, by photograph and dispatch, critical situations and the human condition in areas such as Syria, Egypt, Israel/Palestine, Myanmar, Cambodia, Kashmir, Thailand, and India. Featuring many crucial stories related to conflict, poverty, child welfare, and woman's rights, his work is found in many publications from around the world.
He currently resides in Oakland, California.
Dorothea Lange Documentary Photography Fellowship, 2016-2017
Jim Marshall Photography Fellowship, 2016-2017
Eddie Adams Workshop XXIX selectee, 2016
University of California, Berkeley
Masters of Journalism, 2017
The Evergreen State College
BA in Photojournalism & Political Economy, 2012
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