Brontë Wittpenn is a visual journalist currently in Austin, Texas who specializes in both documentary photography and filmmaking. Having been raised in Montana, she has remained committed to photographing rural America and the depth of the people who live there. Her vision reflects the places she’s lived and worked including Flint, Michigan and Tampa, Florida. 

While in Austin, she has focused her work on the impacts of gentrification in the city’s historically Black and brown neighborhoods and the rapidly disappearing agricultural lands nearby. She has also been a guest speaker at both the University of Texas and Austin Community College. 

Wittpenn is a recipient of the 2019 Pulitzer Center Global Reporting Grant where she traveled to Iraq. She is also a 2019 graduate of the Eddie Adams Workshop and the VII Academy. She is a certified drone pilot and has had her work featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, Tampa Bay Times, Flint Journal, Bloomberg News, Austin American-Statesman and more. 

Her resume can be seen here.

You can contact her at brontewittpenn@gmail.com or 406-370-6707.  

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Photo by: Anne Abernathy 

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