Meg Kelly

Video Reporter

The Washington Post

Meg Kelly is a video reporter for The Washington Post‘s Visual Forensics team. Previously, she produced video and reported for The Post‘s Fact Checker and covered the 2016 election for NPR as a visual producer. As Fulbright Scholar in India, she produced a multi-media exhibition and oral history project that explored the structure of Dharavi’s informal political and economic sectors. She has also reported on local politics, development and urban agriculture in New York City.

Participating Sessions

Visual Forensics for Investigative Filmmakers

Citizen-generated videos have become an integral piece of countless important news stories, but they represent only the first tier of open-source materials available to investigative storytellers. With a Wi-Fi connection and the right know how, a wealth of information, including emergency audio recordings, documents, CCTV footage, satellite imagery, and flight and shipping traffic, can be unlocked. Visual forensics involves not just knowing what’s available and where to find it, but...