About the photographer
Al Drago is a photojournalist based in Washington, DC. He primarily covers politics and national news, but has covered everything from high school football in North Carolina to a wedding for The New York Times’ Vows section.
His work has been published by The New York Times, Rolling Stone, TIME, Le Magazine du Monde, CNN, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun, The BBC, CBS Evening News, NBC Nightly News, and many others.
Al has been recognized by the White House News Photographers Association, the National Press Photographers Association, the Society of Professional Journalists, the North Carolina Press Photographers Association, and the Hearst Journalism Awards.
He was named one of the top 10 Snapchat accounts to follow on Election Night 2016.
A Bull City native, Al is thrilled to be hosting this gallery on the Durham Athletic Park field in his beloved hometown.