The Lead: Melissa Lyttle on Believing in Your Work

Melissa Lyttle is an award-winning photojournalist who spent 15 years working at newspapers in Florida and now freelances with support from organizations like the Pulitzer Center and the International Women’s Media Foundation. She’s worked on stories in Mexico, Haiti, the Gaza Strip and more places. She joins The Lead to talk about not giving up when people tell you “no,” the importance of having a community and her project “Where They Stood,” which documents what happened to Confederate monuments after they were taken down.

Guest: Melissa Lyttle, freelance photojournalist.

Jacqueline GaNun is a senior majoring in journalism at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia. She is also majoring in international affairs in the School of Public and International Affairs and minoring in French.


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