About


Brie Cohen is an award-winning photojournalist based in the Twin Cities. She has worked as a photojournalist for the Albert Lea Tribune and as a freelancer for The Associated Press. Her work has appeared places like the front page of USA Today and is the front cover of the twelfth edition of Mevlin Mencher’s News Reporting and Writing. Brie grew up in Plymouth, Minnesota, and graduated magna cum laude and with distinction with a Bachelors of Arts degree in visual journalism from the University of Minnesota. Brie lives in Northeast Minneapolis and enjoys running, playing soccer, hanging by the lakes, eating local food, picnics, keeping up with the art scene, and frolicking.Awards:

  • Minnesota Newspaper Association 2010 1st Place Photo Story
  • Editor & Publisher magazine’s August 2008 Photo of the Month
  • Minnesota News Photographers Association 2008 Pictures of the Year: honorable mention for best audio slideshow
  • Minnesota Newspaper Association’s Best Multimedia Special Project for daily newspapers, 2nd place, 2008
  • Minnesota Newspaper Association’s 2008 Best Photo Story for daily newspapers, 2nd place
  • Minnesota Associated Press, Newspapers under 20,000 circulation, Multiple Images, first place, 2007
  • Minnesota Associated Press, Newspapers under 20,000 circulation, Feature Photo, 2nd place, 2007
  • Minnesota Associated Press, Newspapers under 20,000 circulation, Spot News, 3rd place, 2007
  • Minnesota Associated Press, Newspapers under 20,000 circulation, general news, 3rd place, 2007
  • Society of Professional Journalism Mark of Excellence 2nd place news photography, 2006