Jamie Rose is co-founder of Momenta Group LLC, which operates Momenta Workshops and Momenta Creative. She has worked as an international photojournalist on five continents and has been a contract photographer and communication strategist with some of the world’s largest nonprofit organizations.
In 2011, Jamie was awarded the United Nations’ IPC’s Photographers Leadership Award. She has also won awards and grants for her documentary and nonprofit work including from The Alexia Foundation, Chi Omega Foundation, and the prestigious White House News Photographers’ Association Project Grant for her portfolio of nonprofit work from Africa.
Jamie received her Master’s Degree in photojournalism from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University and her bachelor’s degree from American University. She completed her Master’s thesis photographing volunteer health care workers in the West Bank and Israel. This project established her passion for working with nonprofits and covering humanitarian issues, while earning her a place in the prestigious agency team at Aurora Novus.
Her work has been published in National Geographic Books, The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post Magazine, O Magazine, Rolling Stone, Better Homes and Gardens, Newsweek, TIME Magazine and others. Her nonprofit clients include The Global Fund, Doctors Without Borders, The Calvert Foundation, and Physicians for Human Rights among others. Her photo editing skills were rewarded when she was asked to be the lead photo editor National Geographic’s “American Heroes” book.
Jamie is considered an expert in nonprofit communications and has been interviewed about the importance of storytelling in nonprofit communications by Photo District News, Creative Marketing & Business Podcast, News Photographer Magazine, and Around the Lens podcasts among others. She has been an invited lecturer on communications for nonprofits at The Foundation Center, Colombia University, Georgetown University, the Northern Short Course, as well as her alma maters.
Jamie lives in the heart of ski country with her husband and their awesome pound puppy, Cody, in Redmond, Oregon.
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