Demetrius Freeman is a freelance visual journalist & creative director based out of New York City specializing in documentary, editorial, and portrait photography/video. 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.
Clients include: The New York Times, Hilary for America, CNN, ProPublica, ESPN The Undefeated, Emory University, Refinary29, The U.S. Financial Diaries (USFD).