Brent Lewis

United States

Brent Lewis is a photo editor for The New York Times, curating photos on the home page and covering breaking news around the world. He is also the co-founder of Diversify.Photo.

Prior to joining The New York Times, Brent Lewis was a photo editor at The Washington Post, covering the Sports and Styles sections. He was also the senior photo editor of ESPN’s The Undefeated, where he drove the visual language of the website that explores the intersection of sports, race, and culture. Before joining turning to photo editing, he was a staff photojournalist at The Denver Post, The Rockford Register Star and the Chillicothe Gazette.

Throughout the years, his photos have been used by the Chicago Tribune, L.A. Times, Associated Press, Forbes, and Yahoo! News. He is a graduate of Columbia College. 

World Press Photo Involvement:
2023 World Press Photo Contest global jury chair
2022 World Press Photo Contest jury member
2021 World Press Photo Contest jury member
6x6 Global Talent Program nominator

Brent Lewis on Social Media:
Instagram: @blewisphoto
Twitter: @blewisphoto

Brent Lewis

Portrait credit: Brent Lewis