Jen Byers

Jen Byers is a visual and investigative journalist. They specialize in long-term projects covering activism, queer cultures and solutions to the climate crisis. Their work has appeared in places like Al Jazeera, The Guardian, Salty and Hulu. From 2022-23, they were a Selden Ring Investigative Journalism Fellow at USC Annenberg. They currently live between Philadelphia and Portland, OR but can often be found somewhere unexpected, reporting out of their mobile studio. "I've covered conflict for about a decade, and I want to help people prepare for and survive it. In teaching other journalists how to handle danger, trauma and aftercare, I hope to inspire more careful, incisive and compassionate reporting."

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