Fog City Journal / Articles Posted by Jessica Worthington
Jessica Worthington is a freelance photojournalist with an interest in contemporary issues, foreign conflicts and human rights issues. She transferred into the journalism program at San Francisco State with a purpose of bringing awareness and creating change through documenting people and issues that need to be heard. Jessica has worked with a variety of cameras including: Pinhole, 35mm, large format, and digital. While taking classes at Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria, Calif., Jessica was a lab technician in the photo department; setting up chemicals in the darkroom and teaching students how to develop a print. She also had numerous exhibits of her work shown at the AHC Gallery and the Betteravia Gallery. Jessica was a freelance photographer for Lee Central Coast Newspapers before moving to San Francisco. Upon completion of her B.A. in Journalism, Jessica would like to study abroad (specifically East Africa) focusing on the cultures and conflicts. Her goal is to work for a major news source--Time, Newsweek, AP, Reuters VII, documenting global issues.
by Jessica Worthington on Aug 06, 2012 | 5 Comments
For the past three years, Irma Garcia has been battling far more than homelessness on the streets of South San Francisco. Garcia struggles with mental illness, including severe depression. Her greatest challenge, however, is the lack of a support system.