Multimedia journalist, digital editor, and self-taught photographer Polly Irungu is the founder of Black Women Photographers, a global community and online database of Black women and non-binary photographers.

Polly is a Digital Content Editor at New York Public Radio (WYNC), where she is responsible for managing social media for WNYC and PRX’s ‘The Takeaway’, a national NPR show with over 2 million listeners, pitching news stories and features for The Takeaway and her podcast is ranked the 4th most downloaded, amongst others. 

As a photographer, Polly’s work has been published in numerous publications, including Refinery29, NPR, The Washington Post, BuzzFeed, CNN, HuffPost, OkayPlayer, OkayAfrica, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, and the University of Oregon.

In 2017, Polly completed a degree in Journalism from the University of Oregon. Born in Nairobi, Kenya, Polly has lived around the world from Nairobi, Kenya to Topeka, Kansas to Eugene, Oregon to Washington, D.C., and ultimately to Brooklyn, New York.

 

Websites

Polly Irungu

https://www.pollyirungu.com

Black Women Photographers

https://www.blackwomenphotographers.com

Alexis Hunley

https://www.alexishunley.com/#1

 

Education Resources:

Tokyo: Exploration of the Metropolis 2.0

https://www.nobechicreative.com/workshops#/tokyo-explorations-in-the-metropolis-v-2-with-ibarionex-perello-and-george-nobechi/

Momenta Photographic Workshops

https://momentaworkshops.com/workshops/

 

Candid Frame Resources

The Candid Frame Newsletter

The Candid Frame Alexa Skill

Making Photographs: Developing a Personal Visual Workflow

The Candid Frame Flickr Pool

The Candid Frame YouTube Channel

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