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Skyler is a visual journalist focusing on documentary filmmaking. This year she will graduate from Western Kentucky University, where she is studying photojournalism and criminology.

She has worked as a photo intern for a Boy Scout ranch, a multimedia intern for an environmental non-profit, and as the summer 2018 video intern for the Denver Post. This summer, she will join the Los Angeles Times as their 2019 video intern.

Additionally, Skyler was selected as the 2019 White House News Photographers Association Student Video Photographer of the Year. Her most recent project, En Muerto En Vida, is the recipient of the 2018 Dave Martin Student Grant and was honored by the Hearst Journalism Awards Program.

phone: 502-349-8348 / email: skyler.ballard23@gmail.com / instagram: @skylerballard_

the cheesiest little love letter to colorado and the people I got to see it with this summer (and also to maggie rogers)