David Gilkey

David Gilkey appears in the following:

1,000 Words: Afghans Engage In A Dangerous Game

Thursday, June 19, 2014

The "Horsemen of Afghanistan" playing Buzkashi — a dangerous contest in which riders vie for a goat carcass — in the northern city of Sheberghan near the Tajikistan border.


The Protojournalist: Experimental storytelling for the LURVers – Listeners, Users, Readers, Viewers – of NPR. @NPRtpj ...


Looking Back To Move Forward: 13 Years Of Photographing Afghanistan

Monday, July 22, 2013

Editor's note: On his most recent trip to Afghanistan, NPR staff photographer David Gilkey shot this personal iPhone photo essay in his downtime. You can find some of his reportage photography here, here and here.

Retrograde. It seems an unfitting term for America's longest ...


Dashing Through The Snow ... With A Reindeer In A Pickup Truck?

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

As a photographer working for NPR, I travel the globe covering assignments with our reporters and correspondents. The logistics of getting into a place can be brutal, and rarely do photographs "just happen" without a tremendous amount of time and effort.

On a recent trip to Nome, Alaska, NPR correspondent ...


Photojournalist ProFile: 'You Have To Be In The Middle Of It.'

Friday, May 24, 2013

My name... David Gilkey
NPR employee since... 2007
Public radio listener since... I was a kid and my dad drove me to school.
My job at NPR is... staff photographer. Reporting in general, you can do sort of after-action reporting and tell a story and reassemble a story that's ...