Molly Roberts is a visual communications professional residing in Baltimore, Maryland. She has worked in the DC metropolitan area as a photographer, photography editor and director of photography at The Washington Post, Smithsonian Magazine and National Geographic Magazine. She has curated exhibitions for SXSE Gallery, Photoworks Gallery, 1448 Gallery and Artworks Gallery, and others. In 2019 she was awarded a John S. and James L. Knight Foundation fellowship  to study and teach photography and multimedia at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. She received a masters degree in Visual Communication in 2021.

Roberts has led workshops in photo editing for long term visual projects and photo books. She taught photography, photojournalism and photo-editing at Ohio University and Loyola University. Committed to the power of visual communication to educate and inform, Roberts created Humaneyes USA, a small non-profit using artistic and innovative approaches to inspire informed discussion, encourage civic engagement and create solutions for pressing American issues.

Roberts continues to teach and mentor photographers through her work with Women photojournalists of Washington, Social Documentary Network and La Luz Workshops.

Photo credit: E. Brady Robinson