Katie Orlinsky

Visual Storyteller & Contributing Photographer @ National Geographic

Katie Orlinsky’s photography tells stories about the everyday lives of people in extreme situations, capturing the intimate moments of daily life behind larger global issues. For the past six years a large portion of her work has... read on
Location: North America
Focus: Photographer, Photojournalist, Filmmaker, Researcher, Reporter, Health, Travel, Sports, Environment, Science, Documentary
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About

Primary clients: National Geographic
Coverage Regions: Africa Asia Europe Latin America Middle East USA & Canada
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Years of experience: More than 10

Katie Orlinsky’s photography tells stories about the everyday lives of people in extreme situations, capturing the intimate moments of daily life behind larger global issues. For the past six years a large portion of her work has focused on climate change, exploring the transforming relationship between people, animals and the land. Katie is a regular contributor for National Geographic and a member of Prime Collective. Her work is also frequently published in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, Smithsonian Magazine and Marie Claire, among others. Katie has won numerous awards over the course of her career from institutions such as World Press Photo, The Alexia Foundation, Pictures of the Year International and the Art Director’s Club. She received her BA at Colorado College and a Masters degree in Journalism from Columbia University. In 2018 she was named the Snedden Chair of Journalism at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, where she taught photojournalism as a visiting professor.