Joy is currently a video producer and editor for The Washington Post.


2017 | M.A. New Media Photojournalism, George Washington University | Washington, D.C.
2011 | B.F.A. Documentary Production, Chapman University | Orange, CA

2018 | Momenta Workshop | Los Angeles, CA
2018 - 2019 | Women Photojournalists of Washington (WPOW) Mentorship Program | Washington, D.C.
2020 | FAA Part 107 certified drone pilot

Awards and Fellowships
2021 | Ben Bradlee Award for Courage in Journalism, The Washington Post
2023 | First place for Documentary or Series - "Inside the investigation of an officer who killed a teen threatening suicide," White House News Photographers Association
2023 | First place for Explainer - "What Breonna Taylor's killing reveals about police use of no-knock warrants," White House News Photographers Association
2023 | NPPA Best of Photojournalism, Third place for Cultural, Sports, and Science - Online Visual Presentation - "How much gas money it takes to drive across America"
2022 | Second place for Feature story - "'I'm still trying to understand': Family speaks out after 15-year-old's suicide," White House News Photographers Association
2021 | First place for Politics story - "Political tribalism makes these Americans nervous. We asked them why," White House News Photographers Association
2021| First place for Explainer - "Why is the U.S. so politically polarized?," White House News Photographers Association
2017 | Alexia Foundation Award of Excellence
2017 | Lucie Foundation Emerging Artist Shortlist
2017 | New Dialogue Through Media and Community Engagement Award of Excellence, Corcoran School of the Arts and Design
2016 | Star Foundation Endowment Fellowship, George Washington University
2015 | Dean's Fellowship, George Washington University

Exhibits, Talks, Features, Interviews

2018 | Video Consortium, The September Gathering | Washington, D.C.
2018 | John Hopkins University "The Ties That Bind: An exhibit of works exploring the roles of the church, identity, activism, and community in the African American experience" | Washington, D.C.
2018 | Momenta Workshop: "Five Questions with Joy Yi"
2017 | Alexia Foundation: "Interview with Joy Yi on D.C.'s Barry Farm" | Washington, D.C.
2017 | NEXT Corcoran Exhibit  | Washington, D.C.
2017 | NextGen 4.0 Exhibit at VisArts | Rockville, MD
2016 | FotoWeekDC / Logan FotoTalk | Washington, D.C.
2016 | TedxFoggy Bottom | Washington, D.C.
2016 | Corcoran Thesis Preview Show | Washington, D.C.
2016 | THEARC Gallery | Washington, D.C.
2016 | Recovery Magazine

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