Las Vegas, NV, USA
Bridget Bennett is a visual journalist based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Her current video and still photography work explores on socio-economic issues in the Las Vegas Valley and expansion of renewable energy in greater Nevada.
Her work can be found in various outlets includingThe New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Vogue, ESPN, VICE, High Country News, and The Washington Post. Select commercial clients include Apple and American Family Insurance.
Born and raised in Minnesota, she graduated from the University of Minnesota with B.A. in Journalism. In 2016, she attended Eddie Adams Workshop and Mountain Workshops in 2015. Her past internships include Minnesota Public Radio, City Pages, and the Star Tribune. Formerly, she was a staff photographer at the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
- Breaking news
- Video capture
- Video editing
Las Vegas, Nevada has the highest rate of unaccompanied homeless youth rates in the nation and an unaccompanied homeless youth population that exceeds that of New York City’s, according to most recent data reported from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. On top of the every day challenges teens face finding their way to adulthood, finding work, understanding their sexuality, gender identity, these folks work to find stable housing, community, a support system. These are residents of Shannon West, one of few youth shelters in the Las Vegas valley that provides residential housing for unaccompanied homeless youth.