Primary clients: AJPlus
Africa Latin America
Languages Spoken: English, Haitian Creole, French
Years of experience: 3 to 5
HEFAT certification? no
Jess Obert is a visual journalist and filmmaker based in Haiti. Jess has worked at the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting in Washington, DC, and her work has been published in various publications. She leads workshops for Girls Voices, is a member of Frontline Freelance Register, and is also a freelance contributor to SOPA Images. She also produces content for NGOs. Jess is a graduate of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication where she earned her B.A. in Journalism with a related area in Gender, Religion and Sociocultural Anthropology. As a multimedia storyteller, she is especially interested in reporting on global issues related to women and land rights.