Madeleine Hordinski (b. 1997) is a visual storyteller based in Cincinnati double majoring in visual communication and anthropology at Ohio University. She enjoys pursuing projects that are informed by her background in anthropology and photojournalism; learning about ethnographic methods and photography has informed her perspective as a storyteller.

Recently, she finished her visual anthropology thesis about political art and censorship in Havana, Cuba. She also worked on a video and photo story for BBC news, and right now she's working on a documentary film for Frontline PBS.

Her favorite kinds of stories and photographs examine curiosity, joy, hope and community. She believes storytelling has a remarkable capacity to inspire positive social change, build community and help people realize they're not alone.

She was recently nominated for the 2020 World Press Photo 6x6 Global Talent Program, and her work has been recognized by Photo District News (PDN), The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) and the Ohio News Photographers Association (ONPA), among others.

She is a recipient of the NPPF Jimi Lott Scholarship (2020), the Student Enhancement Award (2019), The Larry Fullerton Photojournalism Scholarship (2018, 2019) and the Provost Undergraduate Research Scholarship (2018).

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