VIA Contributors

Behind every VIA article there's an intrepid reporter risking sunburn on an exotic Tahitian cruise, indigestion on San Francisco's best food tours, and over-exfoliation in the West Coast's most relaxing spas. These are the men and women who lived to tell the tale.

Sallie Dean Shatz

For seven years (on and off), Sallie Dean Shatz worked in Beirut, Lebanon, as a photojournalist. She worked for Amnesty International, BBC, Index on Censorship, MERIP, Save the Children, Columbia Journalism Review, High Country News, and a slew of other magazines and NGOs in Lebanon, Australia, U.S.A., England, Germany, and Israel/Palestine.