Katie Orlinsky, a contributor to National Geographic, will use the grant to continue her photo project about how climate change is affecting communities across Alaska.
Photographer Katie Orlinsky has won the $20,000 Alexia 2019 Professional Grant to support her project “Chasing Winter,” which looks at how climate change is affecting communities across Alaska and changing their relationship to animals and the land. Orlinsky, a contributing photographer to National Geographic, had previously won the Alexia Student award in 2012 for her project on violence in Mexico.
Panel moderated by SheKnows Media photo director and photojournalist, Tiffany Hagler-Geard. These award winning women, Nancy Borowick, Brigitte Stelzer, Jennifer Altman and Katie Orlinsky all joined the discussion on what it's like to be a female photojou
it’s 2016, and there are extremely talented women changing the world with their powerful images, stories, and lives as photojournalists. We sat down and met four of these amazing ladies who are leading us the way and teaching the world it’s not about gender; it’s about taking a good photograph. The event was moderated by SheKnows Media photo director and photojournalist, Tiffany Hagler-Geard. These award winning women, Nancy Borowick, Brigitte Stelzer, Jennifer Altman and Katie Orlinsky all joined the discussion on what it’s like to be a female photojournalist leading the way for future generations
SYRACUSE, NY (March 1, 2012) – Photojournalist Justin Maxon is the winner of the2011 Alexia Foundation $15,000 grant for professionals,and Katie Orlinsky is the first place winner in the student category, Tom Kennedy of the Alexia Foundation For World Peace And Cultural Understanding announced.
Showcase: A Story, Waiting to Happen
Showcase: A Story, Waiting to Happen – Lens Blog – NYTimes.com:
Katie Orlinsky stood by herself in an enormous train yard on the outskirts of Mexico City, looking for the perfect photograph. A picture editor had told her she needed a dramatic image to embody her story about illegal Central American immigrants on their way by rail to the United States border: she had to stand on top of a moving train with one of the people she’d been following.