Stephanie Keith is a news photographer working primarily for the New York Times, Reuters, and Getty Images.Her focus in breaking news is on the rise of White Nationalism and Trump-ism. Her focus in editorial feature is Native American communities.
In 2017, Reuters, The BBC, The Guardian and NBC News chose a photo of hers from a Black Lives Matter protest as a photo of the year. The Guardian short listed her as a wire photographer of the year.
In 2016, her photos from a Reuters assignment to cover the Standing Rock protest were chosen as best photos of the year by Reuters, The New York Times, NBC News, The Washington Post and The Atlantic among others.
In 2015, she won Best Breaking News photo from three different New York City journalism societies and the New York Daily News chose the photo as one of the best news photos of the year.
In 2012 she won Newswoman of the Year from the Newswomen’s Club of New York for her photos of Occupy Wall Street.
She is the author of the photo book, “Vodou Brooklyn”.
Through Reuters and Getty Images, her photos have been published worldwide in publications such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, The International Business Times, The Guardian, The Atlantic, The New Yorker, Buzzfeed, The Daily Mail and Al Jazeera. From 2015-2017, The New York Times published her photos on their cover on five different dates on assignment for Reuters, Getty Images and The New York Times.
She has lived in Brooklyn for the past twenty years and still loves it. It takes her 10 minutes to go walk around the corner because she is stopping to chat with everyone in her neighborhood.
Stephanie began her career as a photographer after attending the International Center of Photographer and then getting her Masters in Photography from New York University. She holds a B.A. in Anthropology from Stanford University, where she minored in painting, studying under Frank Lobdell.