Photojournalist Joanna B. Pinneo ’76 will research and report on the effects of household air pollution and the implementation of clean cookstoves as a recipient of this year’s Ted Scripps Fellowship for Environmental Journalism.
As a Scripps Fellow, Pinneo is spending nine months at the University of Colorado-Boulder auditing classes and working on her in-depth journalistic project.
Pinneo has traveled to 66 countries as a freelance photographer, sharing her work in National Geographic, The New York Times, Smithsonian, Time, St. Petersburg Times, Geo, and other publications. Her award-winning work has appeared in book collections and is included in National Geographic’s 50 Greatest Photographs.
She is a member of Ripple Effect Images, a collective of photographers who document the lives of women in developing countries, especially as they combat the impact of climate change.