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Patricia Nabong .

Chicago, IL, USA

5 reviews

$450 - $1500 / Day


Patricia Nabong is a visual journalist who is dedicated to breaking stereotypes, covering untold stories and serving communities through visual journalism. She is currently a photojournalism fellow at City Bureau, a civic journalism lab in Chicago. In the past, she worked as a fellow at The Medill Justice Project, where she produced an interactive visual investigation of Washington D.C.’s vacant properties, which was a finalist for the 2017 Peter Lisagor Award. She was also a student fellow at the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, which funded her short documentary and photo essay about the psychological toll of the drug war in the Philippines. Her photos, articles and videos have appeared in the American Documentary Film Festival, The Weather Channel, Seeker, Chicago Magazine, Chicago Reader, Chicago Defender, WBEZ Chicago, City Bureau, Narratively, The A.V. Club, The Riveter, Climbing Magazine, Balitang America and Medill Reports, to name a few. She is one of the 2018 nominees for the World Press Photo Foundation's Joop Swart Masterclass. She earned her master's degree in journalism at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism where she received the Harrington Award for Videography/Broadcast. She also won a Chicago College Emmy for a video she produced there.  Prior to starting her graduate studies at Medill, she worked as a freelance multimedia journalist for online news sites Rappler, Union of Catholic Asian News and ABS-CBN News and as a part-time photography teacher at St. Paul College, Pasig. She graduated summa cum laude as the batch valedictorian of the class of 2015, with a degree in Film from the College of Mass Communication of the University of the Philippines. She is a member of Kappa Tau Alpha, the national journalism honor society; the Photojournalists’ Center of the Philippines; and the Tokwa Collective.

Top Services

News Shooter / Video Journalist
3 reviews
Documentary DP
2 reviews
Reporter / Journalist


Top Reviews

  • March • 2018

    Pat was an excellent asset for our documentary! She is professional, and exceptionally talented with her camera. I appreciated Pat’s ability to be flexible, change direction quickly and adapt to every scenario. Overall Pat is a fantastic producer and storyteller.

    Niki at The Weather Company/
  • August • 2018

    Pat was incredibly thorough, communicative, and a great interviewer.

    Anna at Seeker

Top Projects



  • Full HD video camera
  • Multiple cameras


  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic


  • Stabilizer
  • Shoulder rig
  • Live streaming equipment

All Services

Production Support

  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Commercial DP
  • Documentary DP
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist
  • Reporter / Journalist

Post Production

  • Music Composer
  • Sound Designer
  • Sound Mixer
  • Video Editor - Commercial
  • Video Editor - Documentary
  • Video Editor - News


  • Fixer
  • Translator