EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Photographer Patricia McKnight On Her Iconic ‘This Is Ridiculous Photo’ From Wisconsin Election

Patricia McKnight is a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and getting ready to graduate. Patricia is looking forward to pursuing a career as a photographer and travel writer, and she has already accomplished a feat that photographers work their whole career hoping for.

Patricia is the photographer, who while working as an intern for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, captured the iconic photograph of voters lined up and risking their lives during the Wisconsin election with one voter holding a sign “This is Ridiculous.”

Patricia discusses the iconic photograph with MeidasTouch founder Ben Meiselas, why she decided to take the photograph, and the impact the photograph has had. Patricia also discusses her future plans working as a photographer and journalist after she graduates.

Watch and listen to the full interview here:


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