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PETE MCBRIDE

Pete McBride was featured alongside Kevin Fedarko during the 2017 Winter Words series. 

Native Coloradan Pete McBride is a self-taught, award-winning photographer, writer, and filmmaker. He has traveled on assignment to over 75 countries for the National Geographic Society, Smithsonian, The Nature Conservancy, Microsoft, Outside, Esquire, and many others. After a decade working abroad and completing a Knight Fellowship for journalism at Stanford University, McBride began documenting the Colorado River, culminating in a book and three award-winning short documentaries. His work as a photographer, writer, and filmmaker has garnered awards from the Banff Mountain Film Festival and the North American Society of Journalists, and he was named a “Freshwater Hero” by the National Geographic Society. For his latest project, he hiked over 700 miles along the Grand Canyon’s interior rim, documenting the development challenges threatening the National Park. The story will be published on various platforms through National Geographic and PBS in 2016/17.

Journalists Shed Light on Grand Canyon Pressures
Aspen Public Radio, Elizabeth Stewart-Severy, February 13, 2017

Tigger and Eeyore Battle the Grand Canyon: Pete McBride and Kevin Fedarko at Aspen Winter Words
The Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, February 9, 2017

The Grand Canyon from All Sides
Aspen Daily News, Christine Benedetti, February 3, 2017

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