Photo Features Editor
Zara Katz is a multimedia producer for editorial, documentary and branded content. She directs, produces, shoots and develops projects from photo essays to short films. Collaboration is key to her work, from supporting photo and video journalists in the field, to working directly with reporters and organization to shoot, produce and deliver original content. Her personal work examines the impact of mass incarceration in America through producing and curating visual content on the web and exhibitions. Zara is the photo and video editor at the Economic Hardship Reporting Project and a contributing photo features editor at Narratively. She is also the co-founder of Hot in Here Productions, a team that creates documentary-driven content for editorial and branded projects. She has worked at The New York Times Lens blog, Time magazine, Newsweek, and CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, where she received her Master’s degree.