Jovelle Tamayo (b. 1991, Olongapo, Philippines) is an independent visual journalist available for photo, video, editing and production assignments in Seattle, New Jersey/NYC, the Philippines and beyond.
She is a founding member of the Authority Collective. Jovelle is a youth teaching artist for organizations in the Seattle area and will serve as part-time faculty at The University of Washington for the winter 2019 quarter.
Previously, she was a staff photographer at the Yakima Herald-Republic, a photography intern at the Valley News in Vermont/New Hampshire, a Work Scholar at Aperture Foundation and Magazine, and a multimedia intern with the Dow Jones News Fund.
Photo by Sofia Jaramillo
2014 Rutgers University-New Brunswick, B.A. in Political Science, minor in French language
2018 THREAD at Yale
2017 Kalish Visual Editing Workshop
2016 New York Portfolio Review
2016 Missouri Photo Workshop
Phone: (732) 322-7706
Publications + Clients
The Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the Intercept, NPR, the Sundance Film Festival, The Seattle Times, U.S. News and World Report, San Francisco Chronicle, Seattle Weekly, Leafly, Buzzfeed News, CNN, MLB.com, the South Seattle Emerald and the Seattle Globalist
Currently in Seattle/Duwamish land.
Sept. 12-24: New York, NY
Nov./Dec. 2018 : Olongapo, PH