CNN Photos

Based in Atlanta / New York

Featuring powerful photo-driven stories and a behind-the-scenes look at emerging and established photographers.


  • What does CNN Photos look for in a story?
    • We are looking for photo projects that haven't been widely published and were either recently shot or have a timely peg. We try to feature work that will resonate with our global audience.
  • What does CNN look for in a photographer when hiring for an assignment?
    • When we hire a photographer, we are looking for someone with a unique style who can tell a story through photography, often under pressure with limited time. 
  • How many divisions does does CNN Photos cover?
    • We are responsible for all of the photography across CNN Digital, including domestic and international news, entertainment, travel, health, money and politics.