Brittany Peterson is joining The Associated Press water team as a video journalist.
The four-time Emmy Award-winning video journalist comes from McClatchy where she was a video journalist covering environmental issues.
Peterson was also a producer at Thomson Reuters.
She has also freelanced for The Associated Press, AFP, The Nation, Democracy Now!, NACLA, Truth Dig, The Clinic and Mapuche Times.
She was also a multimedia journalist at Reese Felts Digital News Project and an intern at The Herald-Sun.
Peterson is a B.A. in journalism, mass communication and Latin American studies from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.