Women Photojournalists of Washington
Washington, DC, United States
Jacquelyn is a staff photojournalist with the Associated Press, Washington DC bureau, where she covers a diverse range of topics from the President and Congress to the National Spelling Bee. She is the Acting Director and past-president of the Women Photojournalists of Washington (WPOW), a non-profit that educates the public about the work of female photojournalists. Fluent in Spanish, she has a passion for covering immigration issues. Prior to accepting a staff job with the AP she was a freelance photographer after working as a staff photographer at the Birmingham Post-Herald in Alabama for three years. Born in Syracuse, NY, she graduated with honors in 2001 from the Rochester Institute of Technology with a BFA in Applied Photography, and concentrations in photojournalism and minority relations. Her work has been honored with awards from the White House News Photographer’s Association, NPPA, and the Women Photojournalists of Washington (WPOW). When not on assignment for the AP she can be found around the world working on personal projects, or salsa dancing.
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