Adria Malcolm is an independent visual journalist and cinematographer based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. As a native to New Mexico, Adria has focused on telling stories of her community, a complex area with many nuances and deep rooted historical trauma. Her personal work explores the realms of substance use disorders, incarceration, childhood trauma, and socioeconomic disparities. She has contributed to stories for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, ProPublica, and more.

Adria graduated in 2012 from the University of New Mexico with a BA in Communications and Journalism and an AA in fine art photography. In 2017, she was selected as a mentee in the Advanced Mentored Study Program with Ed Kashi of VII and Jim Estrin of The New York Times, a three year mentorship alliance to produce a long term project.

In addition to her work as a visual journalist, she instructs workshops in documentary photography and cinematography for middle and high school students from under represented communities in the arts.

Adria is available for commissions in the United States and throughout the world.

Contact Adria for commissions or inquiries at:
Phone: +1 (505) 269-3460
Instagram: @adriamalcolm

Editorial Clients:
The Atlantic
Getty Images
The Guardian

High Country News
The Houston Chronicle
The New York Times
The Marshall Project
Rolling Stone
The San Francisco Chronicle
Searchlight New Mexico
TIME Magazine
The Wall Street Journal
The Washington Post
Yahoo News

Commercial Clients:
Con Alma Health Foundation
Cut Print Production

Loka Creative
NBC Universal
New Mexico Community Foundation

New Mexico Tech
MediaDesk NM
Three Sisters Kitchen

Photo Courtesy of Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Adria Malcolm - Freelance Photojournalist - Albuquerque, NM

Adria Malcolm is a freelance photojournalist based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She is available for commissions in the United States and throughout the world.
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