Nicole Tung is a freelance journalist and photojournalist. She has been published in The New York Times, Vanity Fair, Doctors Without Borders, TIME Magazine, and others. She has also contributed images to Human Rights Watch, Paris Match, Die Zeit, and other publications. She spent 2011 in North Africa following the developments of the Arab revolutions from Egypt to Libya, and is continuing her coverage of the region and the Middle East. She graduated from New York University in 2009 after studying journalism and history.
Her work has been recognized and awarded by the International Photography Awards, The Maybach Foundation, Women in Photojournalism the Hearst Foundation, and the NYPPA. She won the PX3 silver award in the professional category of war reportage for her work in Libya in 2012. She was also named one of Photo District News’ new and emerging photographers in 2013. She is based between Istanbul and New York.