(2011) Documentary Photography & Photojournalism // International Center of Photography, New York

(2004) Film Production Program // Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada

(2002) Independent Media Producers Program // Gulf Islands Film & Television School, BC, Canada



Points North Fellowship at Camden International Film Festival, 2017

FotoVisura Grant, Honorable Mention for 'Aging In American Prisons', 2016

Recipient of the Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation Fellowship, July 2015-March 2016

Peabody Award, part of NBC’s journalism team “In Plain Sight: Poverty In America”, 2013

FotoVisura Spotlight Grant, Honorable Mention for ‘Montefiore Children’s Hospital Prom’, 2011



The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, NBC News & NBC Dateline, Cater News Agency, Newsday –The Long Island & New York City News Source, Corbis Images, Universal Music Group, Myspace, Only Make Believe Non-Profit

                     Freelance Photo Journalist, Brooklyn NY, Feb 2012 – present

The Wall Street Journal, Apartment Therapy, Cater News Agency

                     Freelance Video Journalist, Brooklyn NY, 2013-present

TIME MAGAZINE LIGHTBOX, Photo Editor, Sept 2011- Feb 2012



Mother Jones Magazine, What Life Is Like After A Life Sentence, July/August 2017 Issue

The Marshall Project, Life After Life Without Parole, June 13, 2017

PDN Magazine, Jessica Earnshaw Photographs Elderly Violent Offenders in Prison, November 1, 2016

National Geographic, Aging Inmates: Photographer Shines Light on Loneliness and IsolationAugust 4, 2016

The Wall Street Journal, What Artists Take To Coachella, April 23, 2016

The Wall Street Journal, A French Stand-Up Star Takes On New York, March 22, 2016

The Wall Street Journal, When a Child Doesn’t Speak: Treating Selective Mutism”, Aug 17, 2015

PDN Magazine, Photo of the Day, “I’m With The Band”, July 22, 2015

The Wall Street Journal,Behind the Scenes at Coachella with Jamestown Revival’, April 20, 2015

NBC News & NBC Dateline, “Mold, Mice and Zip Codes: Inside The Childhood Asthma Epidemic”, Jan 5, 2014

PDN Magazine, Jessica Earnshaw Documentary of an Indie Concert Tour’, Nov 2013.

Resource Magazine, “Jessica Earnshaw Photographs Alexz Johnson’s Kickstarter-Funded US Tour", July 6, 2013

New York Times, Montefiore Children’s Prom”, Sept 12, 2011

Visura Magazine, “Montefiore Children’s Prom”, Sept 11, 2011



The Marshall Project, Life After Life Without Parole, June 13, 2017

National Geographic, Aging Inmates: Photographer Shines Light on Loneliness and Isolation, August 4, 2016

TIME Magazine, “Two Photographers’ Mission To Retrace A Lost Liberia”, Jan.16, 2012

TIME Magazine, “Runner’s High: One Man’s New York City Marathon Dream Comes True”, Nov. 7, 2011

TIME Magazine, “A Photographer’s Intimate Account of Her Mother’s Cancer Ordeal”, Oct. 24, 2011