Jacqueline (Jackie) Sofia is a multimedia journalist based between the US and the Middle East. She focuses primarily on subverting mainstream narratives through intimate stories to build a greater understanding of our shared humanity.
She has produced content for outlets including Monocle24, News Deeply, NPR's Weekend Edition and WHYY's The Pulse. She has also reported for the Bucks County Herald in Bucks County PA, and the MENA entrepreneurship news platform, Wamda. She is a regular producer/contributor for the Middle East radio documentary podcast, Kerning Cultures.
Jackie is an alum of the Missouri Photojournalism Workshop.68 , and the recipient of the 2017 Phillips' Mill Photographic Exhibition Patron's Award for her documentary photography of the Philadelphia International Airport following the Trump administration's Muslim Ban. She is also the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship (2011-12) for her research on the ex-Gazan refugee community in Jordan, and the co-founder of a social enterprise based in the Jerash Refugee Camp.
Contact her directly at: sofia(dot)jacqueline(at)gmail(dot)com