April 18, 2023

In Conversation: Award-Winning Photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur


On the 20th anniversary of her first visit to Farm Sanctuary, photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur returns to our New York shelter to photograph rescued residents and sit down with Gene Baur, our president and co-founder.

Tune into their conversation where Jo-Anne will recount her first visit to our haven for farmed animals, embracing veganism, and starting out in photojournalism.

Jo-Anne is an award-winning photojournalist, sought-after speaker, photo editor, and the founder of We Animals Media. She has visited over sixty countries to document our complex relationship with animals. She is the author of three books: "We Animals" (2014), "Captive" (2017), and "HIDDEN: Animals in the Anthropocene" (2020), and is the subject of Canadian filmmaker Liz Marshall’s acclaimed Canadian documentary, The Ghosts in Our Machine. Jo-Anne’s photographs have received accolades from Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Nature Photographer of the Year, Big Picture, AEFONA, Picture of the Year International, the Global Peace Award, and others.