Zoe Freilich is a documentary photographer based in New York City. She was born in Los Angeles, California, and moved to New York to study photography at Bard College. Upon graduation, she worked as an archivist for five years. In 2016, she started photographing for The Brooklyn Paper, a weekly broadsheet, covering local news and events. She is a recent graduate of the Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism program at the International Center of Photography and a recipient of the Rita K. Hillman Award of Excellence.