Demetrius Freeman is a freelance visual journalist based out of New York City who specialize in documentary, editorial, and portrait photography. He is a frequent contributor to The New York Times Metro Desk.

Demetrius studied photojournalism and political science at Western Kentucky University, studied abroad in Madrid, Spain, and completed an international masters program at the Danish School of Media & Journalism in Aarhus, Denmark.

Prior to freelancing Demetrius interned at The Chautauquan Daily, The New York Times, The Tampa Bay Times, and worked as a photographer for the New York City Mayor’s Office.

He has participated in several workshops and seminars including The Mountain Workshop, The Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar, The New York Times Portfolio Review, The Missouri Photo Workshop, and is an alumni of The Eddie Adams Workshop XXVII. Demetrius is a member of the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA), the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), and Diversify.Photo.

Clients include: The New York Times | The Washington Post | CNNProPublicaESPN The Undefeated | BBC | Newsweek | The U.S. Financial Diaries (USFD) | Robin Hood | The | Mother Jones | Emory University | Hilary for America | Refinery29 | Politico | The Obama Foundation |

Press & Interviews: The Photo Brigade PodcastCNN, The New York Times Lens Blog

Currently available for assignments.*


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