Kang (b. 1991) is a photographer from Seoul. In 2017, she received her master's degree from Columbia Journalism School, where she focused on photography and video, and in 2014, received her bachelor's in Journalism from Northwestern University. Prior to freelancing, she interned at The Wall Street Journal's photography desk and The Onion's editorial desk, as well as various graphic design positions at The Chicago Tribune. She was selected for the 2019 New York Times Portfolio Review and The Eddie Adams Workshop XXXI. She spent half her life in Asia and is fluent in Korean.

Kang is currently based in New York City and is a member of Diversify Photo and Authority Collective.

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M.S., Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, 2017
B.S., Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University 2014

Bloomberg News Assignment Award, The Eddie Adams Workshop XXXI, Oct 2018
Selected Winner, American Photography Annual, March 2018
Selected to show Art, Great Again! at Bronx Documentary Center as part of Open Show, New York, July 2017
NPPA Quarterly Contest, 2nd and 3rd place, Portrait, July 2017
Scripps Howard Reporting Grant, Columbia University, Mar 2017
Eric Lund Global Research and Reporting Grant, Northwestern University, 2014

Published Work
Bloomberg, "Bloomberg’s Week in Pictures," January 2019
The New York Times, "An Arsenal of Skype, Voice Recorders and FOIAs," January 2019
Bloomberg, "NYC City Council Attacks Amazon as Anti-Union Ahead of Arrival," January 2019
The Wall Street Journal, "In Brooklyn, Some Grocers Throw Out Packaging to Contain Trash," December 2018
The New York Times, "Why Are Taxi Drivers in New York Killing Themselves?," December 2018 (reporting)
The Wall Street Journal, "Small Businesses See Amazon’s Arrival as a Curse and a Blessing," November 2018
Hypperallergic, "Queer Identity in the MeToo Movement: A Conversation with Emma Sulkowicz," August 2018
The Wall Street Journal, "New York City’s ‘Little Haiti’ Makes a Big Impression," July 2018
The Wall Street Journal, "New York Teaches Food Business to Public Housing Residents," July 2018
The Wall Street Journal, "NYPD Number-Crunchers Fight Crime With Spreadsheets," July 2018
NYLON China, "Emma Sulkowicz's Asterisked Art (Print)," May 2018
Banana Magazine, "Broad Ave.," May 2018
New York Daily News, "Blind Bronx students exhibit found object art pieces," April 2018
GOOD Magazine, "When #MeToo Comes For Picasso," March 2018
Newest York, "Phone City," Feb 2018
Artnet, "Artist Emma Sulkowicz Wore Asterisks—and Little Else—to Protest Chuck Close at the Met," Feb 2018
Huffington Post, "Chuck Close Prompts Art World To Reckon With Centuries Of Gender Imbalance," Feb 2018
The Wall Street Journal, "Connecticut Governor Proposes Raising Gas Tax, Adding Highway Tolls," Jan 2018
Newsday, "Women's March on NYC: Photos of the 2nd annual demonstration." Jan 2018
Bloomberg Businessweek, "Where to Go in 2018," Jan 2018
Atlas Obscura, "How Kiddie Pools of Kimchi Bind Korean Families Together," Jan 2018
The Wall Street Journal, "Photos of the Year: 2017 in Greater New York," Dec 2017
TOPIC, "Hiding in Plain Sight: On the Unobservable Thomas Pynchon," Oct 2017
New York Daily News, "Art, Great Again! How Artists Respond to the Presidential Election," Sept 2017
The Wall Street Journal, "What is Afropunk?" August 2017
The Wall Street Journal, "Want to Get Tech Savvy? Don’t Ask Your Children," August 2017
The Wall Street Journal, "Look Out—It’s New York City’s Bee Cop! And He’s Got a Vacuum Cleaner," August 2017
The Wall Street Journal, "Head of America’s Largest Grocer Talks Amazon and Ugly Tomatoes," August 2017
Bohemian, "A Dreamer's Diary (Print)," March 2017
NBC/MSNBC News, "Controversial 'Twinks for Trump' Founder Joins White House Press Corps," February 2017

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