Albin Lohr-Jones is a New York-based freelance photojournalist and event photographer specializing in coverage of political and cultural affairs available for editorial assignment or private/corporate event coverage throughout the NYC metro area. He holds a UN Headquarters press credential, NYPD DCPI/City of New York Press Pass, and is a member of the New York Press Photographers Association.
His images have appeared in print and online news media worldwide including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Independent, Variety, Talking Points Memo, Rolling Stone, Huffington Post, Al Jazeera America, Fox News, The Guardian, and Mashable. In addition to covering breaking news around New York City; since September 2015 he has covered United Nations Headquarters, the 2016-2017 Presidential transition and inauguration, and political activism in NYC and Washington, D.C.. He is a frequent contributing photographer for Sipa USA, Polaris Images and Pacific Press Agency. Previously he provided print and photographic coverage as Special Reporter for the Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
His event photography work includes assignments for The Armenian Church of America (Eastern Diocese), The World Wildlife Fund, The American Turkish Society, The Center for the Study of Men and Masculinities at Stony Brook University, NephCure Kidney International, The Armenian General Benevolent Union, Hope for the Warriors and the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia.
He holds a B.A. from Marietta College in Music and Philosophy and a M.A. in Music Composition from the University of Iowa where his principle teachers included Lawrence Fritts and Jeremy Dale Roberts. Before departing from academia, he studied with Louis Karchin, Elizabeth Hoffman and Arthur Kreiger as a doctoral fellow in Music Composition and Music Theory at NYU’s Graduate School of Arts and Science.