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.

Awards & Recognition:

2019 - Photographer of the Year International: 1st Place, Daily Life

2019 - Northern Short Course: Award of Excellence, Feature Photo

2019 - TIME Magazine 2018 Top 100 Photos of the Year

2018 - The New York Times Year in Pictures 2018 


Currently available for assignments.*

Clients include:

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

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

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