JONAH M. KESSEL is an interactive art director, visual journalist and nomadically curious photographer.
His company jonahkessel.com offers editorial and commercial outlets visual communication solutions on a wide array of platforms including photography, videography, mixed media production, print, Web and interactive design. jonahkessel.com is currently based in Beijing, China.
Prior to his work in China, Kessel worked as a photography and design consultant for the Journalism Development Group in North Africa; as the Visual Director of the Tahoe Daily Tribune in South Lake Tahoe, Calif.; and as a freelance photographer for multiple media outlets across the United States. He has worked on documentary projects with Native American populations in Canada and New England, and studied indigenous life in New Zealand and Australia. From 2007 to 2010, Kessel received more than 35 awards from media organizations for his photography, Web and design projects.
He always wants to know what’s on the other side of the mountain, regardless of which side he is on.