Arden Barnes is a photojournalist at the Herald and News in Klamath Falls, Oregon, through Report for America.

Barnes was born and raised in Cynthiana, Kentucky, and graduated from the University of Kentucky in May 2020. 

She was previously an intern at the Sacramento Bee and received a Reinke Grant for Visual Storytelling to visually document Harrison County, Kentucky, through the Boyd’s Station Project 306.36. Barnes was also a member of the Eddie Adams Workshop XXXII class in October 2019.

Her work has been featured in the New York Times, NPR, Sports Illustrated and USA Today, among others.

She has been recognized by the National Press Photographers Association, College Photographer of the Year, Hearst Journalism Awards and the Kentucky News Photographer Association.

Phone: (859) 608-9015 | Email:

See her resume here.

Photo by Jack Gruber

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