Rachel Ellis (b. 1997) is an award-winning photojournalist who is passionate about the relationship between community and the environmental, political, economic, and social implications of climate change. She is also a former student of The Danish School of Media and Journalism.

Today, she actively pursues a career in environmental and social justice advocacy. Based in Washington, DC, Ellis works as a communications associate for Smart Growth America (SGA), where she devises strategic communications strategies to uplift SGA's mission of creating more equitable, economically developed, and environmentally sustainable communities.

Prior to her role at SGA, she built capacity as a storyteller during a 9-month CivicSpark/AmeriCorps fellowship. One big project was producing a story map on community energy efficiency block grants that address energy burden in the state of New Mexico.

She is available for weekend assignments in the DMV area. 

Phone: 314.686.0471     Email: rachelellisphoto@gmail.com

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