Jo Straube (1983)
Freelance photojournalist
Based in Oslo, Norway

I have worked full time as a freelance photographer since 2010. I lecture and teach, and I am available for commercial assignments.     

Work
Dagbladet Magasinet, Dagens Næringsliv, Bergens Tidende, New York Times/International Herald Tribune, Bloomberg Businessweek, Stern, The Verge, Politiken, D2, Verdens Gang (VG), Aftenposten, Magasinet Plot, Morgenbladet, 360 Magazine, Vagabond, Naturvernforbundet, Helsedirektoratet, Venstre, among others.
(see tear sheets).

Education
Bachelor degree in Photojournalism, Oslo University College 2007-2010
Internship in Bergens Tidende, 2009
Photography, Lofoten folkehøgskole, 2004-2006
Comparative politics, University of Bergen, 2003-2004
Philosophy and linguistics, University of Oslo, 2002

Awards
Picture of the year Norway 2012,  2nd prize News
Picture of the year Norway 2010, 2nd prize Foreign Documentary with "Meltdown Iceland"
Picture of the year Norway 2009, 1st prize Daily Life in Norway
Gullkalven 2009: Diploma (photography)
Gullkalven 2008: Gold (ambient) and Silver (photography)

Exhibitions
«Dreams of a democracy», Skrova (sops.no)
«Dreams of a democracy», Oslo University
«Livsløp», group exhibition, Oslo 2013 and 2014.
Group exhibition at Nordic Light 2010, Kristiansund
Group exhibition at Nordic Light 2009, Kristiansund
Foto8 Summershow 2008, London

 

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