David Campbell is a writer, professor and producer who analyses visual storytelling and creates new visual stories.
Campbell writes about documentary photography and photojournalism, the disruption in the media economy, its impact on visual journalism, in addition to his long-term commitment to understanding international politics. He also produces multimedia and video projects. All his work can be seen at www.david-campbell.org, where he has maintained an active blog for six years.
Campbell has a long standing record of engagement with the photojournalism community, especially through his work for World Press Photo. In 2005, he presented the Sem Presser Lecture on the topic ‘Has Concerned Photography a Future? Photojournalism, Humanitarianism, Responsibility’. As a research consultant to World Press Photo he directed the Multimedia Research Project in 2012-13 and the project exploring “The Integrity of the Image” in 2014. He was Secretary to the World Press Photo Contest 2014 and 2015.