Jackie is an award winning, internationally published visual journalist, currently based in New York City. In 2016 she awarded a Yunghi Kim Grant, for a story she is currently documenting on a transgender man who accidentally got pregnant with his fiancé.
Since graduating from Rochester Institute of Technology, she now works as an independent photojournalist telling the stories of those she always wishes to know more about. Her clients include The New York Times, NYT Lens Blog, Newsday, AARP, and more.
In 2015 she was honored to attend the Eddie Adams Workshop as part of the class of XXVIII. In 2016 she was selected to attend the New York Times Portfolio Review.
Family is the root of Jackie's passion for storytelling. She enjoys exploring modern families overcoming adversities all over the spectrum. Topics ranging from transgendered rights, fertility issues, foster care, and disability. Her photographs explore how these differences can mold and shape the dynamic of each family she meets.
Currently she is participating in a three year program as a mentee to Jim Estrin and Ed Kashi. She also was selected as a Women Photograph mentee. She is available for freelance work.