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American journalist, writer, documentary filmmaker, and photojournalist. Renaud worked with his brother Craig to produce films for outlets such as HBO and Vice News, and he was a former contributor to the The New York Times. Ukrainian officials on March 13, 2022 claimed Renaud was killed in a suburb near Kyiv, while covering the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
2 October 1971
13 March 2022 (aged 50) Irpin (Ukraine)
Nieman Fellowship (2019)
Peabody Awards (2015)
Life and career
Renaud lived and worked in New York City and Little Rock, Arkansas. In cooperation with his brother Craig, Brent Renaud produced a series of films and television programs, mostly focusing on humanistic stories from the world’s hot spots. They covered the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the political crises in Egypt and Libya, conflicts in Africa, Mexican drug war, and the refugee crisis in Central America. They won several awards in television and journalism, including a Peabody Award in 2015 for their video series “Last Chance High.” The brothers directed the documentary Meth Storm, released in 2017 by HBO Documentary Films. In 2019, Renaud was appointed as a visiting professor at the University of Arkansas. Renaud was a 2019 Nieman Fellow. Together with his brother, he was a grantee of the Pulitzer Center; they also founded the Little Rock Film Festival.
Renaud was shot and killed by Russian soldiers in Irpin, Kyiv Oblast, Ukraine, while covering the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine. Two other journalists were injured and taken to hospital. One of them, Juan Arredondo, later tweeted that the group of journalists were filming civilians evacuating through one of the bridges in Irpin, when the Russian soldiers targeted them and shot Renaud in his neck.
It was the first reported death of a foreign journalist in the 2022 war in Ukraine.