Cincinnati, OH, USA
$500 - $1200
Meg Vogel is an independent photojournalist and filmmaker. Previously, Vogel spent eight years as a staff photographer for The Cincinnati Enquirer for eight years, where she honed her skills and developed a deep understanding of visual storytelling.
Vogel was named one of the 30 Under 30 Top Women Photographers in 2018. Her work has been honored by esteemed organizations such as World Press Photo, the National Edward R. Murrow Awards, The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the National Press Photographers Association, and the Associated Press. Vogel was a producer, editor, photographer, and cinematographer for her newsroom’s “Seven Days of Heroin,” project, which included a 30-minute documentary film. The project received the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for local reporting. She has presented the project across the country to healthcare professionals, students and Google News employees.
She graduated from Ohio University’s School of Visual Communication in 2013. During her college career, she gained valuable experience interning at The Cincinnati Enquirer, The Post-Crescent in Appleton, Wisconsin and National Public Radio in Washington D.C. After graduating, she photographed and led trips for high school students with Rustic Pathways in Thailand, India, Tanzania and Nepal. Vogel taught photography classes in the colorful markets of Jodhpur, bathed elephants at a sanctuary and built water tanks in the shadow of Kilimanjaro.
Vogel volunteers as a visual storyteller for Save the Rain, a nonprofit that specializes in building rainwater harvesting systems in the rural villages of northern Tanzania. She is an advisory member of Reporting on Addiction, a collaboration of the Opioid Policy Institute and 100 Days in Appalachia, to improve journalism about addiction. Vogel also mentors young photojournalists and local high school students.
- Non-Fiction Film Director
- Senior Editor
- Video Editor - News
- Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
- Portrait Photographer
- Executive Producer
- Documentary DP
- Drone Operator
- News Shooter / Video Journalist