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 documentary photography and visual storytelling with an emphasis on issues surrounding social justice. Prior to her current position she was the senior photo editor at Newsweek International for 10 years and the editor of multiple books of photography. In the summer of 2015 she produced photographer Matt Black’s Geography of Poverty, a three-month long-form feature on income inequality in America. She is currently producing, in partnership with Magnum Photos, an ambitious multi-part special feature on the global migrant and refugee crisis.