Based in London, Harriet is a British Documentary Photographer and Emmy-nominated Producer.

Harriet’s work can be found across multiple international publications, including the BBC, CNN, HBO, Quartz, The Guardian, AJ+, The Financial Times, Smithsonian Magazine, Slate and ABC Australia. She was a founding member of the production team for the launch of HBO’s VICE News Tonight in October 2016 and an active international producer for the show, covering stories from the deployment of US troops to the Russian border to the quest for gold in the Amazon.

Over the course of 2015 and 2016, Harriet reported extensively on the Syrian refugee crisis, from Greece, Germany and the Jordanian border camps, and forms part of the cinematography team behind the feature documentary, Refugee. Previously based in Asia, she has covered stories throughout the region, including Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Revolution and the cessation of the Sri Lankan civil war in 2009.

An international lawyer, Harriet has worked for leading British and US law firms, the United Nations and the British foreign and commonwealth office. She is currently working as a solicitor-advocate for London law firm MJ Hudson.

Harriet was awarded the inaugural 2017 Gordon Parks Fellowship, for her photography series in Harlem, "highlighting the humanity and creative spirit of Gordon Parks." 

Awards / Fellowships

2019 BFI Network x BAFTA Crew

2018 News and Documentary Emmy Awards - Nominated - Outstanding Continuing Coverage - Marawi

2018 News and Documentary Emmy Awards - Nominated - Outstanding News Special - Trump's White House

2017 The Gordon Parks Foundation, Fellowship Award - Beneath these restless skies

2017 Tim Hetherington Trust Visionary Award - Nominated - Beneath these restless skies

2016 International Photography Awards - Family of Man - Honourable Mentions - Lesvos

2016 FASPE Fellowship for the study of professional ethics at Auschwitz

2016, Columbia Journalism School, Diamond & Grauer Scholarships

2015 One Eyeland Photography Awards, Finalist - Umbrella Revolution

2015 International Photography Awards - Third Place, Social Cause - Umbrella Revolution

2015 International Photography Awards - Honourable Mentions

2015, Xhibit, University of the Arts - London's top emerging creative talents

2004, 2005, Oxford University, Pembroke College, Domus Academic Scholarship


2018, November, DOC NYC: Refugee

2018, Feb 23. - May 4, The Gordon Parks Foundation, New York: Beneath these restless skies 

2017, Pulitzer Hall, Columbia University - Permanent collection: Umbrella Revolution

2015, Magnum Foundation, An evening with Matt Black & Columbia Journalism: Geography of Poverty

2015, Black History Festival, LCC, London: "114th Street" (Exhibition running October 15 - November 14)

2015, Lugano Photography Festival, Open, Selected: "In the shadows of democracy - Occupy Hong Kong"

2015, Athens Photography Festival, Shortlisted: "Sri Lanka - In the aftermath of war"

2015, Xhibit 2015, John Jones Project Space, London: "In the shadows of democracy - Occupy Hong Kong"

2015, Tai Yau Plaza, Hong Kong: "Hong Kong in Black & White"

2014, Hong Kong Cultural Centre: "Hong Kong in Black & White"

Lectures & Panels

2018, Feb 2, Royal Geographical Society, Devon, U.K., On the ground filming the refugee crisis

2017, Oct. 28, NYU Tisch School of the Arts / The Pratt Institute, Gordon Parks Dialogues

2016, The New School, New York: The refugee crisis: Dispatches from Lesvos


M.S. Journalism - Columbia Journalism School, New York

M.A. Documentary Photography and Photojournalism - University of the Arts (LCC), London

G.D.L. / L.P.C. - Qualified Solicitor-Advocate of England & Wales - BPP Law School, London // Hogan Lovells

BA (Hons) & M.A. (Oxon) Modern History - University of Oxford, Pembroke College, England


The Hospital Club

The Frontline Freelance Register

Women in Film & Television (UK)