Journalist, Curator, Illustrator, Photo Editor, Visuals Editor, Entrepreneur, Startup, Feature Writer, Feature Journalist, Feature Stories, Visual Journalist
Languages Spoken: Portuguese, English, Spanish
Years of experience: More than 10
Adriana Teresa Letorney
is the Founder & CEO of Visura.co
, a market network for publishers to discover freelance visual storytellers worldwide, and freelancers to build their website, and network with the global marketplace of media and journalism.
She is also Co-founder at Scout Film Festival
, a 501c3 non-profit organization that celebrates, connects, and empowers filmmakers worldwide aged 24 and under.
As a writer, she has contributed to numerous publications, including The New York Times
, and Huffington Post
. As a juror, nominator, and/or reviewer, she has served for the Alexia Grant at the University of Syracuse, World Press Photo, Prix Pictet
, CPOY, The New York Portfolio Review (2011-present)
, Northern Course Short
, New York Photo Awards, The Google Photography Prize
, Photoville's 'The Fence', amongst many others.
Adriana has been a panelist and guest lecturer at numerous events and institutions, including the Fashion Institute of Technology
, Missouri School of Journalism
, The S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
at Syracuse University, Photo Plus
Expo, The School of Visual Arts
, and The New School
Numerous publications have highlighted her career, including The San Francisco Chronicle
, The New York Times, PDN, NY Daily News
, The Daring Magazine
, amongst others.
Adriana has a BA in Anthropology (2001) from the University of Puerto Rico,
BFA in Photography (2007) from the School of Visual Arts NY, and a
Master's in American Journalism from NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
. The same year, she joined NYU's Entrepreneurship Institute,
where she completed the LaunchPad,
an award-winning immersive 9-week accelerator for scalable startups led by NYU
During the NYU VC PitchFest
, Visura was awarded "Most Investable Startup."
Born & raised in Puerto Rico, Adriana Teresa lives between Vermont and New York.
Currently, she is an NYU Female Founder Fellow,
and Founder in Residence.