Jess Obert is a visual journalist and filmmaker based in Haiti.
Jess has worked at the The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting in Washington, DC, and her work has been published in various publications including The New York Times, For Women Who Roar, The New Humanitarian, AJPlus, Mashable, Haaretz, Passion Passport, and CapitalandMain. She leads workshops for Girls Voices and is also a freelance contributor to SOPA Images. She has produced and managed communications for NGOs like Beyond Borders and Summits Education.
Jess is a graduate of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication where she earned her B.A. in Journalism with a related area in Gender, Religion and Sociocultural Anthropology. As a multimedia storyteller, she is especially interested in reporting on global issues related to women and land rights.
Jess' resume can be viewed here.