Keith Jenkins Keith Jenkins is the Director of Visual Journalism at NPR.
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Headshot of Keith Jenkins at the NPR offices in Washington, DC. 2018
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Keith Jenkins

Director of Visual Journalism

Keith W. Jenkins, Director of Visual Journalism at NPR, has been a digital manager and strategist specializing in visual storytelling for most of his career. He has worked in both traditional and digital organizations, helping them understand their audiences, create delivery platforms, refine their content, and produce impactful and award-winning journalism.

Jenkins' teams have earned Pulitzer, Emmy, Peabody, Murrow, World Press, and Webby awards for The Washington Post, NPR, and National Geographic. Jenkins first came to NPR from The Washington Post in 2008 and spent 5 years setting up the Multimedia department before heading to National Geographic in 2013.

In his spare time, Jenkins is also an adjunct professor of journalism at Georgetown University.

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