mcclaren hall stage
Apr 13, 2023
Daily Inter Lake

Photojournalist Speaks at Wachholz Center

Award-winning photojournalist Annie Griffiths will be speaking at the Wachholz College Center on the campus of Flathead Valley Community College on April 14 at 7:30 p.m.

Griffiths is also the founder and executive director of Ripple Effect Images, a collective of prize-winning photojournalists and filmmakers who are documenting programs that empower women and children in the developing world.

She has photographed in more than one hundred countries during her rich and varied career. She has worked on dozens of magazine and book projects, including stories on Lawrence of Arabia, Galilee, Petra, Sydney, and Jerusalem. In addition to her editorial work, Annie is deeply committed to using photography to support aid organizations.

For her presentation at the Wachholz College Center, she will showcase her award-winning work in large screen format. Known for her warmth and humor, Griffiths has a gift for sharing stories and photographs that humanize situations and cultures.

The World Presidents Association named Griffiths one of the "Best of the Best Speakers." She has also been a popular guest on “The Today Show,” “Good Morning America,” and National Public Radio. Annie has received awards from the National Press Photographers Association, the Associated Press, the National Organization of Women, and the White House News Photographers Association.

Single ticket prices range from $34 to $46, not including ticket service fees. Student and senior discounts are available.

For more information visit or by phone at 406-756-1400.