Kent Nishimura is a staff photographer with the Los Angeles Times based in Washington, D.C., covering politics and national news. Born in Taiwan, Nishimura immigrated to the United States, growing up in Hawaii and is a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa. His work has been recognized by Pictures of the Year International, the National Headliner Awards, the White House News Photographers Assn. and the National Press Photographers Assn., among others. He has worked on staff at newspapers across the United States and freelanced for many national and international publications before joining The Times in 2017.
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