Jen Tse (pronounced "see") is a photo editor, visual producer, and creative consultant based in New York. Currently, she is a Senior Photo Editor at National Geographic Books.
In 2017, she was Newsweek's acting Director of Photography. Prior to Newsweek, she worked for TIME Magazine, NOOR Images, and 500px. She worked as a visual journalist and editor in Toronto, Berlin, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, and Bangkok before moving to New York in 2015.
Her photo editing, photography, writing, and video projects have been featured in Newsweek, TIME Magazine, TIME LightBox, CNN, The Intercept, Natural Resources Defense Council, Massachusetts Insitute of Technology, VICE, NBC, Huffington Post, Die Welt, Welt Kompakt, Foto8, Copenhagen Post, and others.
She received her bachelor's degree in Journalism from the Ryerson University School of Journalism in Toronto and received diplomas in Photojournalism and Multimedia Journalism from the Danish School of Media and Journalism in Aarhus, Denmark.
2018 — Magazine Picture Editor of the Year, National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) Best of Photojournalism Awards
2018 — 1st Place, NPPA Best of Photojournalism Awards, Magazine Recurring Feature or Series
2018 — 3rd Place, NPPA Best of Photojournalism Awards, Magazine News Story
2018 — 3rd Place, NPPA Best of Photojournalism Awards, Magazine Personality Profile or Lifestyle Story
2017 — American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) Next Award for Journalists Under 30
2016 — 1st Place at the International Center of Photography's inaugural photo hackathon, Technical Project division (team)
2015 — Award of Excellence in the 70th College Photographer of the Year competition, Documentary division
2014 — Award of Excellence from the Society of News Design
2013 — Silver Medal in the 68th College Photographer of the Year competition, Solo Journalist Multimedia division
2013 — European Newspaper Award for images published in Welt Kompakt
Judging, Portfolio Reviews, & Mentoring
2018 — Reviewer, Women Photograph Portfolio Review
2017 — Lecturer, Magnum/Canon Photo Workshop
2017 — Reviewer, Visa Pour l'Image Perpignan
2017 — Jury member, 2018 FotoEvidence Book Award with World Press Photo
2017 — Mentor, Women Photograph Mentorship Program
2017 — Jury member, Turkish Photos of the Year Competition
2017 — Jury member, The Fence at Photoville
2017 — Reviewer, New York Times Portfolio Review
2017 — Reviewer, Bronx Documentary Center Portfolio Review
2017 — Reviewer, Blink/ICP Portfolio Review
2017 — Reviewer, ICP Career Day Portfolio Review
2016 — Reviewer, ICP Career Day Portfolio Review
2016 — Reviewer, Northern Short Course
2015 — Reviewer, Visa Pour l'Image Perpignan