Freelance Photojournalist and Multimedia Storyteller
Hi Im Neal Waters. I'm an award-winning photojournalist based in the San Francisco Bay area. I have been photographing documentary and news stories since the early 90s. As well as photojournalism, I also work as a cinematographer and producer on short films and documentaries at Some Production Co. My clients include: City of San Jose, CAL Fire, San Jose Mercury News, Silicon Valley Community Newspapers, The Salinas Californian, San Jose Business Journal, Milagro Marketing, San Jose State University, Evergreen Valley College, South Bay Pulse, Content Magazine, SHiFT Magazine, Junker Designs, Bee Charming Technologies, Hopeless Records, Austin Habitat for Humanity, US Olympic Committee (Films) and ImageSource. As a contract photographer with ZUMA Press, my images have appeared in news outlets all over the globe including WSJ.com (Wall Street Journal online), Mother Jones, Yahoo News, ABC News online and many others. In 2016 I completed an MS degree in mass communications at San Jose State University's School of Journalism and Mass Communications where I also taught for a year.