How Storytelling Platform Narratively Assigns and Selects Photo Stories

May 3, 2016

By David Walker


For a recent story on artists exploring the legacy of mass incarceration, Narratively commissioned Rodolfo Diaz to photograph artist Sable Elyse Smith in her South Bronx studio.

Zara Katz, director of photography at Narratively, explains how the storytelling platform sources and selects photo stories for publication. PDN: What is the editorial mission of Narratively? ZARA KATZ: We’re a storytelling platform for extraordinary stories about ordinary people. Often those are the stories that fall through the cracks, because they’re not necessarily breaking news. A lot of our stories...

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