ABOUT

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


I'm a photographer & multimedia journalist from Canada, currently based in Baghdad where I work for UNDP as a Communications Specialist focusing on Stabilization in Iraq. In 2015 and 2016 I was based in Erbil working on content production and digital media for UNICEF Iraq.

In the past I freelanced for a range of media and NGO clients. I've also taught photography for National Geographic Expeditions and created radio documentaries for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. I have an BA in Geography and an MA in International Multimedia Journalism. 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, The New Yorker, Smithsonian Magazine, 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 radio I Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), Deutsche Welle (DW)  I video I Globe and Mail, Putney Student Travel, CCTV I writing I UNICEF, 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 - Control Risks, Iraq I Journalism Safety Training Certificate, Columbia University (2012) I MA: Journalism, Newcastle University (2011) I BA (hons): Geography, Colgate University (2005)