Emily Kassie is an award-winning investigative journalist and filmmaker.
She is currently the Director of Visual Projects at The Marshall Project.
Her work focuses on human rights, corruption and violence, reporting for outlets including The New York Times, NBC, BBC among others.She was the founding Creative Director of Highline, Huffington Post's investigative magazine, where she oversaw visual storytelling.
In 2017 she won the Overseas Press Club Award for Best Digital Reporting on International Affairs and the National Magazine Award (Ellie) for Multimedia Story of the Year as well as the Punch Sulzberger Award for Online Storytelling from the American Society of News Editors, for her work on the refugee crisis.
She is a World Press Photo multimedia winner, a two-time PDN multimedia winner and the recipient of four National Press Photographers Association awards including a Multimedia Portfolio of the Year in 2016. In 2015 she won an Academy Award for student documentary for her film 'I Married My Family's Killer'.
She graduated with honors from Brown University and was a Gates scholar at Cambridge University, where she completed her masters degree in International Relations and Politics.