Adria Malcolm is a visual journalist and cinematographer based in Albuquerque, New Mexico and is a founding member of American Reportage - a photographic collective focusing on longform stories about the American condition. Some of her clients include The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, Getty Images, Reuters, Vice, BuzzFeed News and NBC Universal.
She graduated in 2012 from the University of New Mexico with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Journalism. In 2017, she was selected to participate in the Advanced Mentored Study Program with Ed Kashi and James Estrin, a three year mentorship alliance during which she will produce a longform story on the criminalization of addiction. Adria's project work explores the issues of substance use disorders, disease, childhood trauma and socioeconomic disparities.
In addition to her work as a visual journalist, she is a guest teaching artist at Working Classroom, instructing workshops and classes in documentary photography and cinematography to middle school and high school students from under represented communities in the arts.
She is available for commissions of stills and motion worldwide.
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