Katie Falkenberg is a Pulitzer Prize finalist photographer and an award winning documentary filmmaker. She began her career as a photojournalist in Washington, D.C., covering the White House and other international and national news. In 2010 she headed West to join the Los Angeles Times where she worked as a staff photographer and videographer until 2019.
She now works as an independent Director, Cinematographer, Editor, and Still Photographer. Her greatest passion is working on environmental conservation and outdoor-themed stories that raise awareness and understanding, or spark interest and inspiration.
In addition to being Pulitzer Prize finalist in Feature Photography, she is a recipient of the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for Domestic Photography. She has twice been named Multimedia Photographer of the Year by Pictures of the Year International (POYi), and the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA), and two of her short films have been named Official Honorees in the Webby Awards.
When not working, she can be found surfing, fly-fishing, mountain biking, or dreaming of her future veggie garden.