Mackenzie Reiss is a freelance photojournalist from Leucadia, Ca with experience in documentary photojournalism and multimedia production. She left the beaches and sunshine of the West Coast to study photojournalism at Syracuse University at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. As a student, she took an active role in campus media organizations, and also spent a semester abroad in London and Ireland.
The self-ascribed travel junkie has traveled throughout China, South Africa, Serbia and Kosovo pursuing her dream of bringing awareness to social and humanitarian issues. Recently, she published her second book, titled "Inside These Walls." More information can be found here: InsideTheseWallsBook.com
Her professional goals are to embrace visual challenges with an open mind and to humanize the coverage of global conflicts one story at a time.