Brooklyn, NY // 508.887.5318 jessicalynnbal@gmail.com

Jessica Bal is a documentary photographer and filmmaker working on stories that explore women’s issues and representations of gender and identity. Her work has been published by The New York Times, VICE, The Miami Herald, Narratively, WIRED, The Boston Globe and others. She spent two years working for Narratively as a photo editor. The site was awarded "Best Website" by Pictures of the Year International and named one of TIME's top 50 websites during her tenure.

In 2016, she received a Magnum Foundation Fellowship and was invited to participate in the New York Portfolio Review and the Eddie Adams Workshop. Jessica received her master's degree from CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in 2015 and holds a B.A. from Tufts University.

Jessica has produced work for clients such as eBay, The New School, The Rockefeller Foundation, The Wilson Center, The New York Civil Liberties Union, The Consulate General of Ireland, Bonnaroo, and the branded content studios of Gimlet Media and The Atlantic. She is available for assignments and commissioned projects in New York City and beyond, and is always eager to meet thoughtful collaborators.



CONTACT
jessicalynnbal@gmail.com
508.887.5318
Brooklyn, NY

ACCOLADES

2017 // PDN 30 Emerging Photographers, Nominee

2016 // New York Times Portfolio Review, Participant

2016 // Magnum Foundation Fellow

2015 // Punch Sulzberger Scholar


WORKSHOPS

2016 // Eddie Adams Workshop XXIX (Jeffersonville, NY)

2013 // Salt Institute for Documentary Studies (Portland, ME)

2009 // EXPOSURE Photojournalism Workshop (Boston, MA)


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 // New York Stories, "Hoboken Go Bragh,” Photoville (Brooklyn, NY)