Clara Mokri is a visual journalist from Los Angeles, California. A former Division 1 basketball player at Yale University, she received her BA in Political Science in 2018 and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in documentary filmmaking at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Previously, she worked in the photo departments at Vice and TIME, and as an editorial intern at Surfer Magazine. 
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Professional Experience

TIME Magazine

Photo Coordinator



Assistant Photo Editor

Surfer Magazine

Editorial Intern

The Yale Globalist

Production and Photo Editor

The Yale Photography Society

Former President and Editor-in-Chief


Work featured in TIME, Vice, Surfer Magazine, Sports Illustrated, California Sunday, NY Magazine,  Aint—Bad, The Pulitzer Center, Good Sport Magazine, The Independent Photographer, MATTE Magazine

The Eddie Adams Workshop XXXIII

Jeffersonville, 2020

New York Times Student Journalism Institute

New York, 2020

Annenberg x Photoville Portfolio Review

New York, 2020

International Documentary Association Pre-Selection Committee

Los Angeles, 2020

Society of Professional Journalists

Berkeley, 2019

Yale Journalism Scholar

New Haven, 2018

Recipient, Berkeley Journalism Jim Marshall Fellowship

Berkeley, 2020

Finalist, The Independent Photographer Visual Story Competition 

Berkeley, 2020

Recipient, Dorothea Lange Photography Fellowship Award 

Berkeley, 2020

TIME Magazine's 2019 Best Photojournalism

New York City , 2019

Recipient, FLAS Fellowship Award

Berkeley, 2019

Recipient, International Cinematographer's Guild Local 600 Grant

Los Angeles, 2017

Recipient, Yale CIPE Summer Journalism Fellowship 
New Haven, 2016 and 2017

Young Arts Award for Photography 
Los Angeles, 2013

National Scholastic Gold Key Awards for the Arts

Los Angeles, 2012

RAW Artists Presents: STELLAR, an Artist Showcase

1015 Folsom, San Francisco CA

October 2, 2019


Senior Commencement Show

Timothy Dwight Gallery, Yale University

May 03 - May 21, 2018


Salt, Sea, and Sky: Co-producer of film, Surfing in Other Languages with Joni Sternbach

The Harn Museum, Gainesville FL

November 21, 2017 - April 24, 2018

Yale Undergraduate Photography Society Spring Show: Lead Curator

The Slifka Center, Yale University  

April 19 - June 1, 2017

Arroyo Seco: Solo Exhibition
Koffee, New Haven CT
March 1- April 1, 2017

Yale Undergraduate Photography Society Fall Show: Head Curator

The Study Hotel, New Haven CT

October 28 - November 28, 2016