Magali Gauthier captures photos and videos for the Palo Alto Weekly, the Mountain View Voice and The Almanac newspapers. She runs the Voice's and the Almanac's Instagram accounts. She joined Embarcadero Media in August 2018. During the pandemic, she captured how the Peninsula community adapted to the crisis.
Magali is a Bay Area native who speaks English, French and Spanish. She received a master?s degree in journalism from the University of Southern California, where she focused on visual journalism through video, photo, interactive webpages and social media.
The Almanac's chief visual journalist looks back at the challenges and optimism that colored images of life in our communities in 2021. These are her picks for the year's best photos.
[Thursday, December 30, 2021]
Take a visual tour of the resilience, determination and character of Midpeninsula residents coping with the COVID-19 threat that has disrupted our lives, as seen through the lens of visual journalist Magali Gauthier.
[Tuesday, August 3, 2021]
Around 250 people marched and rallied in downtown Palo Alto Sunday to raise awareness about attacks on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and to increase voter registration within this group.
[Tuesday, May 4, 2021]
The past 12 months have been unlike any other. As the Almanac’s visual journalist captured this historic year, their images reflect a range of unfamiliar and sometimes surreal moments that shaped 2020.
[Friday, January 8, 2021]
We're in the middle of winter, which means it's the best time of year to see a variety of migrating birds. And if you head to Bedwell Bayfront Park, you're bound to see bird watchers equipped with scopes and binoculars.
[Friday, January 31, 2020]
United States national women's wrestling team coach Terry Steiner spent Jan. 4 training the Menlo-Atherton High School girls wrestling team with a clinic that also welcomed high school-age athletes from nearby schools.
[Wednesday, January 8, 2020]
Last month, employees from some of the largest local tech companies gathered at the Fox Theatre in Redwood City. But they weren't there to hear a keynote speech for the unveiling of a new AI product. They were there to sing a cappella.
[Monday, November 18, 2019]
On a recent Sunday morning, hundreds of visitors flocked to the same destination: Alice's Restaurant. The scene wasn't unique to this particular Sunday. For decades now, it has happened all weekend, every weekend.
[Thursday, September 12, 2019]
At midnight on the first Saturday of every month, fans line up outside the Landmark Guild Theatre in Menlo Park for a late-night showing of the cult film, "The Rocky Horror Picture Show."
[Thursday, May 2, 2019]