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Zachary J. Brien – 504-481-2328 – Instagram @zjbphoto

2020 F Street NW Apartment 503, Washington, D.C. 20006



Federal Reserve Board of Governors                                    December 2019

Photo Intern

  • Assisting their staff photographer, Britt Leckman

The Washington Blade                                                           August 2019-present


  • Shot photos at LGBT events in Washington, D.C.


The National Football League                                                September 2018-January 2019

Live Content Correspondent

  • Shot still photos, DSLR video and cell phone video and distributed the content 

FSC Interactive                                                                      July 2018-August 2019


  • Shot photos in and around New Orleans for their clients


NOLA Messenger                                                                   January 2014-present


  • Shot photos, video and wrote stories for the Uptown, Mid City and Gentilly neighborhoods of New Orleans 

The New Orleans Advocate                                                   February 2015 – August 2019


  • Shot photos on assignment throughout New Orleans

Freelance Photographer                                                         August 2013-present

  • Hired out by clients to shoot photographs and video

  • Shot weddings, portraits, special events and more



Loyola University New Orleans – B.A., Mass Communication                   May 2016

George Washington University – M.A., New Media Photojournalism May 2021 (expected)


Robert Morris 

News Director, NOLA Messenger 



Michael Giusti 

Maroon Advisor, Loyola University New Orleans 504-352-0045 


Kyle Encar 

Photographer, Loyola University New Orleans 504-491-0066 


John McCusker

Historian; former photojournalist, photo editor at The New Orleans Advocate


2010 - present

2010 - present

Zach Brien Photography -- 504-481-2328 -- -- All images and text © Zach Brien 2019-2020