Douglas Hook (b.1986)
Douglas is a British national that has been working across four continents for the last decade. He is now based out of Massachusetts.
Over the last 3 years, Douglas has been a staff reporter in Massachusetts for a state based news organization working on investigative articles and photo essays, state and federal elections, to reports on social issues like gun violence.
Working both as a freelancer and staff reporter, he has covered the war in Syria, a popular uprising in Venezuela, social issues in China, the struggles of the coffee industry in Puerto Rico, child sex trafficking in the Dominican Republic and multiple stories in the United States.
Some of the stories have received recognition with the Boston Press Photographer Association awarding Douglas an honorable mention, he was a finalist in the RNA Awards for Religion Reporting Excellence for his story on Eid al-Adha and the Association of Photographers Open Award in the United Kingdom for his work on the demise of greyhound racing.
Douglas graduated in 2013, from University of Gloucestershire in the United Kingdom, with a degree with honors in Documentary Photography and Photojournalism.