Ilana Panich-Linsman (b. 1984) is a photojournalist, multimedia producer, and documentary photographer based in Austin, Texas. She is represented in Europe by Keystone Agency. In the U.S., her clients include The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, NBC News, and CNN.
In 2014, she was named one Magnum Photo’s 30 under 30. Her work this year has also been recognized by the Hillman Foundation; the Lucie Foundation; the Oso Bay Biennial XVIII; Slideluck Potshow, Austin; and the Lumix Festival, Hannover, Germany. Her work will appear in the AI-AP American Photo 30 and Fotografia Magazine.
In late 2013, her work was showcased on the New York Times photojournalism blog, Lens; and in 2014 on CNN Photos.
Other awards and honors include the Multimedia Award at the 2010 Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism; also that year she was nominated for the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass.
She participated in the VII Mentorship Program, and assisted Stephanie Sinclair and Donna Ferrato.
Ilana Panich-Linsman is a graduate of the International Center of Photography’s photojournalism program (New York, New York) where she was awarded a Director’s Fellowship. She holds a bachelor of arts degree from Scripps College (Claremont, Calif.), completed the Eddie Adams Workshop in 2009, and will graduate in late 2014 from the University of the Arts, London, with a Master of Arts degree in photojournalism and documentary photography.
She has lectured at Williams College (Williamstown, Mass.), the University of Massachusetts (Amherst, Mass.), Miss Porter’s School (Farmington, Conn.) and the Williston Northampton School (Easthampton, Mass.). She taught photography for three summers for the New England-based Girls’ Leadership Institute.