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 is currently working as the summer video intern for the Los Angeles Times. Previously, she worked as a multimedia intern for an environmental non-profit on the Chesapeake Bay and as the summer 2018 video intern for the Denver Post.

Skyler’s work has been recognized by the Dave Martin Student Grant and the Hearst Journalism Awards Program. She was also selected as the 2019 White House News Photographers Association Student Video Photographer of the Year.

phone: 502-349-8348 / email: / 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)