Danielle A. Scruggs is a photographer, photo editor, and writer based in Chicago.

Her editorial work has appeared in the Washington Post, the Chicago Reader, WAMU Bandwidth, Ebony, and Buzzfeed.

Her personal work has been exhibited at Flashpoint Gallery, the Center for Photography at Woodstock, A.I.R. Gallery, Arlington Arts Center, the National Institutes of Health, Roman Susan Gallery, and the Los Angeles Center for Digital Art.

She is currently a photo editor for ESPN's The Undefeated and was previously the director of photography at the Chicago Reader, an award-winning weekly newspaper.

She is also the founder of Black Women Directors, a site that celebrates the work of Black women filmmakers around the world. It has garnered mentions from Blavity, For Harriet, and the British Film Institute. 

Danielle received her M.A.from the Maryland Institute College of Art and B.A. from Howard University. She is also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists. She is available for freelance assignments throughout Chicago and the greater United States.

phone: +1 773 332 9149

photo by Yodith Dammlash