Freelance Photojournalist & Independent Producer, Mannie Garcia
Mannie Garcia is an award winning, freelance photojournalist and independent video producer based in Washington, D.C., who has covered several wars, the White House, Congress, US military forces around the world and a variety of other stories in his long career. Mannie was based in Europe for 16 years and speaks impressive German and has come a long way especially for a guy that grew up on a dirt road in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Mannie’s work has been recognized by his peers with a Gold Medal from the World Press in Spot News, POY/NPPA Award of Excellence, the Ernst Hass Award, the 2006 IPC White House NPA Leadership Award presented to him at the United Nations and he received the 2013 NPPA Morris Berman Citation. He has been a judge and a mentor for the DC Shoot Off (stills & video) and recently a mentor for the Worldwide DoD Military Photojournalists Workshop taught at DINFOS on Ft. Meade. He enjoys producing music CD’s, video shorts, fly fishing and is an avid golfer. Mannie is available for local, national and international assignments.