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director , Editor-in-chief , photographer

Kent Kobersteen, American photographer, director, editor-in-chief. Achievements include He lectures andf participates regularly in workshops and seminars on photography, journalism ethics, editing and newspaper produced throughout the world. Member of Board of Visitors of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Background

Kobersteen, Kent was born in 1948 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.

Education

Attended, University of Minnesota.

Career

Staff photo. Minnesota Tribune, 1965, editor, 1981. Illustrated editor National Geo. magazine, 1983, director of photograph, 1998. Kobersteen's work for the Minneapolis Tribune took him throughout the United States and Canada and to more than 25 other countries.

His duties at National Geo. have sent him to Europe, Africa, the Arctic, Latin American and the Caribbean. He received recognition for his work on the drought in Africa's Sahel, Cuba under Castro, the major oil-producing nations and global poverty.

Achievements

  • Achievements include He lectures andf participates regularly in workshops and seminars on photography, journalism ethics, editing and newspaper produced throughout the world.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor chapters to books picture books "Day in the Life of. " Australia, Hawaii, Japan, Canada and the Soviet Union.

Membership

Member of Board of Visitors of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.