Jen Byers

Jen Byers (they/she) is a journalist, producer, and video artist. She shoots with a Sony a7iii and sometimes speaks in poems and riddles. They specialize in working on long-term, embedded projects, with sub-focuses on militant radicalism, queer cultures, and frontline solutions to social collapse. Their work has appeared in The Guardian, Aljazeera, Newsbody LA, and Pop Up Magazine. She currently lives in Philadelphia, PA, but can often be found somewhere unexpected, living out the back of her Subaru and mobile studio. "I've seen conflict unfold across the world, and I want to help people prepare and survive it. Teaching other reporters how to handle danger, crisis, and aftercare will lead to more incisive, comprehensive, and humanizing reporting — something desperately needed in these times."

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