Jennifer Samuel

Deputy Photo Editor

National Geographic


Jennifer Pritheeva Samuel has worked on visual media and fine art projects that probe socio-political issues for over fifteen years. She is currently an Associate Photo Editor at National Geographic magazine. Prior to that she worked with Photoville, Anastasia Photo, Hank Willis Thomas and was a co-founder and curator of the Brooklyn Photo Salon. She was an Associate Producer on several films that aired on PBS Frontline, Independent Lens, POV, and BBC, covering a wide range of topics including climate change, race and education, and Hurricane Katrina. Jennifer studied Anthropology and Photography at New York University and was subsequently a Peace Corps volunteer on the island of Dominica. She received her Master of International Affairs from Columbia University’s School of International & Public Affairs with a focus on Economic Development and Media.

Photo by Conrad Louis Charles