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Al Drago is a photojournalist based in Washington. He primarily covers politics and national news, but has covered everything from high school football in North Carolina to a wedding for The New York Times’ Vows section.

His work has been published by The New York Times, Rolling Stone, TIME, Le Magazine du Monde, CNN, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun, The BBC, CBS Evening News, NBC Nightly News, among others.

Al has been recognized by the White House News Photographers Association, the National Press Photographers Association, the Society of Professional Journalists, the North Carolina Press Photographers Association, and the Hearst Journalism Awards. He was named one of the top 10 Snapchat accounts to follow on Election Night 2016.

He is available for assignments with the ability to transmit remotely on location and on deadline.

Outside of work Al can be found riding his bike, dancing to NPR Tiny Desk Concerts, or eating Chinese food.

He can be reached by email at, or by phone at 919-475-0051