Erin Trieb

Photojournalist

The World

Erin Trieb is a freelance photojournalist specializing in long-term, in-depth documentary projects that explore societal trends, cultural trauma and identity.

Erin Grace Trieb (b. 1982) grew up in Dallas, Texas and earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in photography from Texas A&M University-Commerce in 2004. In 2005 she completed an internship at BauBau Photo Agency in Israel, photographing for the Haaretz Newspaper.  Afterwards she photographed for The Dallas Morning News and The Houston Chronicle in Texas as a main freelancer at both newspapers.  Since 2007 she has worked professionally as a freelance photojournalist, editorial and documentary photographer.  Erin specializes in long-term, in-depth documentary projects that explore societal trends, cultural trauma and identity. Her work spans a diversity of subject matter from international conflict to local feature stories.

Currently traveling between Iraq and India, Erin photographs for a wide variety of clients including TIME Magazine, The New York Times, NBCnews.com, Newsweek, The Times of London, and The Wall Street Journal.  Her work has received international recognition and awards from World Press Photo, Pictures of the Year International, The Art Director's Club, and the FotoVisura Foundation.  In 2012 she completed VII Agency’s prestigious Mentorship Program under VII photographer and Nieman Fellow, Gary Knight.  She is the director and founder of The Homecoming Project, an awareness and education campaign which highlights the social effects of post-war trauma on US military returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan.  The Homecoming Project is consistently featured in the media and has been featured in over 30 exhibition platforms worldwide.