Jen Tse (pronounced "see") is a photo editor and writer based in New York.

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, VICE, Die Welt, Welt Kompakt, Foto8, Copenhagen Post, Huffington 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.


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

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