Jovelle Tamayo (b. 1991, Olongapo, Philippines) is an independent visual journalist available for photo, video, editing and production assignments in Western Washington, New Jersey, New York, and beyond.
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.
She currently serves on the Seattle board of the Asian American Journalists Association.
Photo by Sofia Jaramillo
2014 Rutgers University-New Brunswick, B.A. in Political Science, minor in French language
2018 PDN 30 Nominee
2017 SPJ Passion Projects grantee
2017 Kalish Visual Editing Workshop
2016 New York Portfolio Review
2016 Missouri Photo Workshop
2015 Mountain Kentucky Workshop
2017 Volunteer teaching artist at Coyote Central & Northwest Film Forum, Seattle
2016 Reel Grrls after-school mobile filmmaking instructor at Aki Kurose Middle School, Seattle
2016, Intro to Photojournalism workshop for the Seattle Globalist
Phone: (732) 322-7706
Seattle Weekly, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Leafly, Buzzfeed News, CNN, NPR, MLB.com, the South Seattle Emerald and the Seattle Globalist
Currently in Olongapo City, Philippines.
Feb.19-March 9: Olongapo, PH
March 10-April 2: Manila, PH/Olongapo, PH
June 14-17: Detroit, MI