Danielle Scruggs on Storytelling, Social Media, and the One Sitter She’ll Never Forget

Danielle Scruggs has done it all, from photographing stories for The New York Times, Buzzfeed News, People, and other influential publications to serving as a picture desk editor at Getty Images. She’s written for Teen Vogue, Ebony, Observer.com, Artsy, and Essence, and she’s been an artist-in-residence at influential organizations ranging from the Vermont Studio Center to the Center for Photography at Woodstock. As the founder of Black Women Directors, an ever-expanding digital library of Black women and non-binary filmmakers, she’s also uplifted others, created a flourishing community, and helped shape the world of photography and film in 2021.

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