Brent Anthony Renaud (October 13, 1971 – March 13, 2022)
Brent Anthony Renaud was an American journalist, documentary filmmaker, and photojournalist.
Renaud worked with his brother Craig to produce films for outlets such as HBO and Vice News, and was a former contributor to The New York Times.
According to Ukrainian officials, he was killed on March 13, 2022, by Russian soldiers while covering the Russian invasion of Ukraine in a suburb near Kyiv.
Renaud was born on October 13, 1971 in Memphis, Tennessee, and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas.
His mother, Georgann Freasier, was a social worker and his father, Louis Renaud, was a salesman.
Renaud earned his bachelor's degree in English literature from Southern Methodist University and a master's degree in sociology from Columbia University.
According to Ukrainian officials, Renaud was shot and killed by Russian soldiers in Irpin, Kyiv Oblast, Ukraine, while covering the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine.