PBS NewsHour just aired this 3-minute Brief but Spectacular episode in which Los Angeles Times staff photographer Marcus Yam talks about the challenge of documenting tragedy and humanity up close.
Yam has won two Pulitzer Prizes already in his career: one as part of the Los Angeles Times‘ staff in covering the San Bernardino, California, terrorist attacks in 2015 and one as part of the Seattle Times staff in covering the landslide in Oso, Washington, in 2014.
In recent years, Yam has been turning his attention to documenting the devastating wildfires that have been breaking out across California, in the process becoming close friends with the other photographers shooting on the front lines of the flames.
In the video above, Yam shares about the challenges of covering wildfires…
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