About JB

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JB Reed is a freelance photographer based in New York City.  

He regularly shoots assignments for The New York Times and Bloomberg News with images appearing in The New Yorker, The Washington Post, USA Today, and the International Herald Tribune among other publications.  

In 2004, JB was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to document youths living in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya. The images resulting from that project have been featured in multiple gallery exhibitions and won an award from the National Press Photographers Association. 

In March of 2008, JB's work was selected for exhibition as a part of Slideluck Potshow XI at the Chelsea Art Museum in New York City.  

He also recently co-founded Nuru Project, a non-profit that leverages photography for social change in the developing world through charitable photography auctions. Nuru Project's work was recognized by PDN in their 2009 edition of The Concerned Photographer. 

Most recently, he was selected to participate in the prestigious Eddie Adams Workshop in upstate New York.