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Resource February 17, 2015

Meet the Journalists: Cheryl Hatch and Brian Castner


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To assist Liberia in containing Ebola, the US turned to its soldiers from Iraq and Afghanistan from...

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Photojournalist Cheryl Hatch and writer Brian Castner pose for a photograph as they leave Grand Cape Mount county in Liberia on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. Hatch is also the adviser to the student newspaper, The Campus, at Allegheny College, and she promised the students she'd take a photo with the shirt somewhere on her trip. Image by Prince Collins. Liberia, 2015.

Pulitzer Center grantees Brian Castner and Cheryl Hatch discuss their project: The 101st Airborne, Fighting Ebola in Liberia.

Brian is a US Army veteran and Cheryl is a veteran photojournalist. As the pair explain here, the story on the ground in Liberia did not turn out to be what they expected, but they made the necessary adjustments and came away with an even more meaningful story. Their work has been featured across a variety of platforms, including Foreign Policy and Vice News.


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