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Susan is a freelance journalist based in Washington, DC. Her professional interests include development, healthcare, and climate change. Her work has appeared in the The Washington Post, The Economist, The Financial Times, The Daily Telegraph and on NPR.

Photojournalism Fellow at Corcoran College of Art + Design


For more information:

Email: susanhalethomas@gmail.com

Phone: +1 571 213-1343












  • 2020 Award of Excellence, Video Production, Regional
  • 2019 Golden Medallion Award Winner, National
  • 2017 Award of Excellence, Video Production, Regional


National Press Photographers Association, Northern Short Course
  • 2015 International Picture Story, Honorable Mention
  • 2015 International Picture, Honorable Mention
  • 2014 Team Multimedia, First Place
  • 2014 Team Multimedia, Honorable Mention
  • 2012 International Picture Story, Honorable Mention


Virginia Press Association
  • 2015 Sports Photo, First Place
  • 2014 Portrait-Personality, First Place
  • 2014 Feature Photo, Second Place
  • 2014 Reporting and Writing, Third Place


PDN Photo District News
  • 2015 Student Multimedia/Video Contest, Grand Prize


  • 2014 Outstanding Local Film



  • White House News Photographers Association
  • National Press Photographers Association
  • Women Photojournalists of Washington 



  • The Washington Post
  • NPR
  • BBC
  • NBC's TODAY Show
  • PBS NewHour
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • Middle East Investment Initiative
  • Clinton Global Initiative
  • Scientific America
  • The Lancet
  • The Telegraph
  • CNBC Magazine
  • The Aspen Idea
  • George Washington University
  • Air Canada
  • British Airways
  • Brussels Airlines
  • Surgeons Overseas
  • The Alexandria Times
  • Alexandria City Public Schools
  • Surgeons OverSeas
  • American Institute of Hydrology
  • International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development
  • National Federation of the Blind
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Leslie Pietrzyk, author
  • National Apartment Association
  • Forum One Communications
  • Friends of Mengo, Uganda
  • Our Little Roses, Honduras
  • Riad Dar Baraka, Marrakech
  • Alexandria Boxing Club