ABOUT

Currently in Erbil +964 751 135 3085  e: lindsaymmackenzie@gmail.com


I'm a photo & multimedia journalist from Canada, currently based between Erbil and Beirut, working for a range of news and NGO clients throughout the Middle East and North Africa. I also teach photography for National Geographic Student Expeditions and create radio documentaries for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. I have an BA in Geography and an MA in International Multimedia Journalism and have completed a journalism safety training courses at Columbia University and through the UN in Iraq. My work is represented by Redux Pictures and LUZphoto. I founded and curate the Instagram feed @everydaymiddleeast.

Selected Clients & Publications I photography I The New York Times, M le Magazine du Monde, National Geographic Traveler, Report on Business Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Globe and Mail, The National, Financial Times, New York Review of Books, AP, BBC, El Pais, Brownbook, UNICEF, IOM, European Training Foundation, Colgate University  I iphone I @newyorker @natgeotravel @smithsonianmagazine @everydaymiddleeast @everydayafrica I radio I Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), Deutsche Welle (DW)  I video I Putney Student Travel, CCTV I writing I Huck Magazine, IRIN, Pique News Magazine, Trufflepig, The Courier

Awards I Magenta Foundation, Flash Forward Emerging Photographer (2012) I Forum Freelance Fund Bursary (2012) I News Photographers Association of Canada Pictures of the Year, Honorable Mention, General News (2012) I Photographer of the Year, Newcastle University's Courier Newspaper (2011) I Thomas J. Watson Foundation, Watson Fellow (2005-06) I Group Exhibitions I Studio Gallery ETRA Tommasi, Florence  I  Gulf Photo Plus, Dubai  I  Side Gallery, Newcastle I Lincoln Center, New York I Liu Institute for Global Issues, Vancouver I Spanish Embassy, Sana'a I Presentations I Florence, Italy, Dubai UAE, Washington DC, Vancouver BC, Whistler BC 

Education I SAIT Training (UN Assistance Mission in Iraq security training) - Control Risks, Iraq I Journalism Safety Training Certificate, Columbia University (2012) I MA: Journalism, Newcastle University (2011) I BA (hons): Geography, Colgate University (2005)