Kang-Chun Cheng
environmental photojournalist


About Me

KC 鄭康君 (b. 1995) is a Taiwanese American ecologist and photojournalist focusing on community-based natural resource management and traditional ecological knowledge. She uses photography as a tool for storytelling and hopes to show that there will always be more that connects, rather than divides us. KC is currently based in Nairobi, Kenya.


2013-2017 Dartmouth College, Hanover, USA; B.A. Environmental Science, minors Studio Art & Chinese


Foreign Correspondents' Association of East Africa

The Frontline Freelance Register

Overseas Press Club of America

Authority Collective

Grants, Awards, & Recognition

2021 Rory Peck Hardship Assistance Fund

2021 International Women’s Media Foundation US Journalism Emergency Fund 

2021 OPC Freelance Journalist Microgrant

2020 Laluz Workshop Scholarship: Your Work and Its Audience

2020 Fulbright Semi-Finalist

2017 H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship

2016 Neukom Institute of Computation ScienceTravel Grant


2021 Know the Place Magazine: Experiencing the World Solo

2020 Black River: Issue 01

2018 Dartmouth: Ugandan Giraffe Populations

2016 Dartmouth: Ski Trails as an Outdoor Classroom

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