Atlanta, GA, USA
Jessica Suarez is a natural history and conservation photographer and filmmaker and 2021 National Geographic Explorer. Through her work, she explores humans’ relationship to the environment, scientific research, wildlife, and wild spaces. Most recently, she can be found in the Peruvian Amazon or Atlanta, GA, USA working on projects about wildlife research and endangered species. She holds a master's degree in Photography from S.I. Newhouse School of Communications, Syracuse University and B.A. in Cultural Anthropology from Colby College. She also is the multimedia director and co-founder of the conservation non-profit the Tropical Conservation Fund. Her work has been published with The New York Times, National Geographic.com, Scalawag Magazine, Greenpeace.org, Catchlight, Adirondack Explorer and Mongabay. She is an International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) grantee, ACEER Foundation Conservation Fellow, a member of Women Photograph, and a 2021 National Geographic Field Ready Program mentee. She speaks English and Spanish.
2014 - West Award, 2021 - National Geographic Early Career Grant, 2018 - International Women's Media Foundation Grant, 2021 - National Geographic Field Ready Program, 2021 - ACEER Conservation Fellow
- Video capture
- Video editing