Annika Hammerschlag is a French and English speaking freelance photojournalist, videographer and reporter who’s covered West Africa from Dakar, Senegal since 2019. Her work has been published in The New York Times, The Economist, The BBC, The Guardian and Al Jazeera English, among others, and she’s a radio and video stringer for VOA. She received her master’s degree from Columbia Journalism School and her bachelor’s from UCLA. She’s a former staff reporter and photojournalist for the Naples Daily News/USA Today Network and a former photojournalist for The Daily Bruin. She’s a 2016 Overseas Press Club Scholar awardee.
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