Hello there…

I currently work as a visual journalist for my hometown paper, The Cincinnati Enquirer.

I am a graduate of Ohio University’s School of Visual Communication. During my college career, I interned at The Cincinnati Enquirer, The Post-Crescent in Appleton, Wisconsin and National Public Radio in Washington D.C. After graduating, I sought every available opportunity to see the world. I led 30 teenagers through Maasai markets on slaughter day, taught photography classes in the colorful markets of Jodhpur and built water tanks in the shadow of Kilimanjaro. I returned to Ohio to explore the 52 neighborhoods of my hometown.

I want to understand people. How they think, feel and move through the world. Each experience whether in my backyard or thousands of miles away has taught me something about humanity. I am honored every day that people trust me and open their lives to me. Each story I have worked on has shaped me as a photographer and human.Over the past four years, I have focused on stories about the transgender community, Syrian refugees, sexual assault on college campuses, conservation and the heroin epidemic.

l was recently named a member of the 30 Under 30 Top Women Photographers in the world. My work has been recognized by organizations like World Press Photo, the National Edward R. Murrow Awards, Best of Photojournalism, National Press Photographers Association, Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Ohio News Photographer Association and Associated Press. I was an associate producer and visual journalist on “Seven Days of Heroin,” which was awarded the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for local reporting.

I enjoy traveling to obscure places but will always stop at Skyline Chili before going to the airport. I will also always stop to pet a goldendoodle.

Write to me: megvogelphoto@gmail.com

Call me: 513.404.1361