Yehyun Kim

The Connecticut Mirror

Reporter Profile

Yehyun Kim is a photojournalist for The Connecticut Mirror capturing the full breadth of experience in the Constitution State. Kim has had internships with the Victoria Advocate, USA Today and Acadia National Park. She has a journalism degree from the University of Missouri/Columbia. Kim was born and raised in South Korea and studied photojournalism at the Danish School of Media and Journalism. She participated in the Eddie Adams Workshop and has a degree from Dongduk Women’s University in South Korea. She won the 74th College Photographer Of The Year Award of Excellence in General News.

Beat: Photojournalism especially focused on communities of color

This photojournalist tell stories, particularly in communities of color, that otherwise go untold. Photo essays with limited narrative, and Photography or video in partnership with another CT Mirror Reporter bring in-depth and investigative reporting to life. By shooting high-impact, billboard-like images that serve as visual heroes our photojournalist moves CT Mirror beyond the written word to infuse humanity and emotion in our most important stories.