New York, NY, USA
Kristyn is a documentary filmmaker and photojournalist currently based in the New York City Area. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Sports Illustrated, and NBC News as well as across a variety of digital platforms for ZipCar, JetBlue, and EF-Education First. Her passion for storytelling and insatiable curiosity has led her in search of stories that explore rich and diverse cultures around the world. She specializes in long-form, multi-platform storytelling with a focus on inequality and social justice.
She recently completed a master's degree in Inequality and Social Science with an award of High Merit from the International Inequalities Institute at the London School of Economics.
Kristyn is available for assignments worldwide.
2013 - Official Selection - Sidewalk Film Festival, 2013 - Special Recognition - Boston Int'l Film Festival, 2013 - Winner - Redstone Film Festival, 2010 - 2010 Summer Student Grant for Multimedia, 2010 - Boston Press Photographers Assoc. Awards
- Video capture
- Video editing
July 24, 2015 - Ketut Sulandri gets dressed in preparation for the Balinese celebration, Kuningan - where offerings are made to the gods and the souls of friends and family come down to visit loved ones on earth. Part of a photo story created for the 2015 Foundry Photojournalism Workshop in Bali, Indonesia. The project explored Ketut's solitude in everyday life having lost her husband and each of her children living with their own families.
February 14, 2011 - A dog waits for its handler to give it a treat during competition in the 2011 Westminster Dog Show at Madison Square Garden. An outtake from an assignment for Sports Illustrated published in the Leading Off section of the magazine on February 28, 2011.
January 29, 2015 - A woman stops to have her portrait taken in a village in the Eastern Province of Zambia. Taken during a production of a short film for the non-profit Impact Network which works to build and staff schools locally in the Eastern Province and enhance the education of children in the region by integrating technology into the classroom.