Reed Klass is a documentary photographer, videographer and journalist living and working in Washington D.C. by way of Ohio and Montana. He strives to make work that meshes storytelling and beauty.
To date Reed has largely covered marginalized people groups and social issues, both in the US and abroad. He holds a BA in journalism from the University of Montana, received second place in the 2018 US College Photographer of the Year competition and his work has been reviewed and edited by industry professionals from TIME, Magnum and National Geographic. Ultimately he seeks to exhibit empathy for humanity through his storytelling.
Reed is available internationally for assignments both journalistic and commercial.
firstname.lastname@example.org | 1.614.557.3364
Participant / David Alan Harvey Mentorship Group 2019
Selected finalist / Hearst Multimedia One: Narrative Storytelling - Features 2019
Recipient / University of Montana Joe Durso Professional Project Fund 2019
Second place - Multimedia standalone / 73rd College Photographer of the Year Awards
Editor / Montana Native News Project 2018
Selected participant / Collective Quarterly Portfolio Showcase 2017, Chico Hot Springs
Selected finalist / Photographer's Forum Best of Photography Contest 2015
Exhibitor / Zootown Brew, Missoula, MT, 2019 / Photo series
Exhibitor / The Roxy Theater, Missoula, MT, 2018 / Short film
Exhibitor / The Public House, Missoula, MT, 2016 / Photos
Charlotte Observer - Knights pitcher Michael Kopech top White Sox prospect
Charlotte Observer - She tried to keep her 99-year-old father from skydiving. He jumped anyway – happily.
Independent Record, Missoulian - Frosted Fur: Race to the Sky competitors care for their canine counterparts
Independent Record, Missoulian - Meet the mushers of the Race to the Sky backcountry sled dog race
ONFILM Magazine - River Nile Fishermen
Billings Gazette, Missoulian - Prescribing Uncertainty
Shutterstock Custom - Talent meets inspiration: Videographers you should follow
Oscillation Transia Film Festival - Featured Artist Campaign
Artifact Uprising - Photography Essentials: The Rule of Thirds