Virginie Nguyen Hoang

photojournalist and multimedia producer, Belgium

Virginie Nguyen Hoang © Virginie Nguyen Hoang

Virginie Nguyen Hoang graduated in 2011 from IHECS (L’Institut des Hautes Études des Communications Sociales), Brussels, where she studied journalism. She also spent a semester at the Danish School of Media and Journalism to sharpen her photojournalism skills.

Currently based in Cairo, she is a photojournalist and multimedia producer for the Egyptian online newspaper Mada Masr, member of the Studio HansLucas and a stringer for AFP.

In 2011, with Frederic Pauwels and Gaëtan Nerincx, she founded the HUMA collective, which emphasizes social issues and advocates a humanistic approach to photography.

In the past year Virginie has worked in Vietnam, Egypt, and Syria, focusing on long-term projects linked to social exclusion.

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Winning images by location

Interviews

An interview with Cairo-based photojournalist and Reporting Change multimedia workshop participant Virginie Nguyen Hoang.

See Virginie's Reporting Change multimedia story: http://storiesofchange.worldpressphoto.org/stories/unwanted
See Virginie's Reporting Change photo story: http://storiesofchange.worldpressphoto.org/stories/life-in-the-city-of-the-dead
More about Virginie: http://www.worldpressphoto.org/people/virginie-nguyen-hoang
More about Reporting Change: http://www.worldpressphoto.org/reporting-change

Credits
Production & Interview: Jennifer Noland
Camera: Jochem Bakker (http://www.imaazje.com/)
Post-production: Sarah Levitt (http://www.sarahabalevitt.com/)