Rachel Wisniewski

Photojournalist @rachelwizphoto @rachelwizphoto

Rachel Wisniewski is an independent photographer based in Philadelphia, PA. She attended Drexel University for photography, graduating in 2016. Since then, she has worked as an independent photojournalist, covering topics surrounding gender and trauma such as living with HIV/AIDS, homelessness, the #MeToo movement, and LGBTQ+ rights. She is a frequent contributor to the Philadelphia Inquirer and WHYY, and has also worked with Reuters, the Wall Street Journal, NPR, Vox, and more. Rachel received the Jacob Johnson Memorial Grant in 2018, was featured in The Fence and Photoville in 2019, and was a winner of the Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Award in 2020. Beyond photography, she is passionate about volunteering, traveling, and food. When she doesn’t have a camera in her hands, it’s probably because she’s eating pizza.

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