Danielle A. Scruggs is a photographer, photo editor, and writer based in Washington, D.C. Born and raised in Chicago, she graduated from Howard University with a degree in journalism and from Maryland Institute College of Art with a Master's degree in digital art.
Her work has been published in TASTE magazine, Washingtonian, On She Goes, Chicago Reader, Detour, Ebony, Complex Media, and Buzzfeed. She has also 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.
Currently, she is a photo editor at ESPN's The Undefeated and was previously the director of photography at the Chicago Reader. She is also the founder of Black Women Directors, an online resource highlighting Black women in film.