Ye Ming is a writer, photo editor, and photographer from Qingdao, China. She is a frequent contributor to TIME LightBox, TIME Magazine’s photography site, with a focus on the introduction of Asian photography. Her writing and photography has also appeared in Tencent News, Caixin Magazine, The Jewish Daily Forward, and other publications. In 2015, Ming co-founded Yuanjin Photo, a Chinese-language WeChat blog covering photojournalism and documentary photography.
Ming moved to the U.S. at the age of 18 in pursuit of a journalism degree. She holds a M.S. from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and a B.A. from Colorado State University-Pueblo. She is a recipient of SPJ Colorado Pro Chapter’s Helen Verba Award and Denver Press Club Student Scholarship.