Kara Frame makes video at National Public Radio (NPR) and is a freelance photographer and documentary filmmaker currently based out of Washington, DC. She graduated with a masters degree in New Media Photojournalism from the Corcoran School of the Arts + Design at the George Washington University. She is dedicated to work that focuses on social issues surrounding women, veterans, and immigration.

Kara’s first long-term project, I Will Go Back Tonight, focuses on the long term effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder on the marital relationships of  five veterans from the US Army 5th (Mech) Infantry Unit, four Vietnam Veterans and one Afghanistan Veteran. The project gained the attention of VICE News, The Open Society Foundations, and the Library of Congress’ Veteran’s History Project and was awarded “Excellent New Media Photojournalism Project” at the George Washington University.


2016 NPR

2015 Vice News 

2015 Open Society Foundations Instagram Takeover, @opensocietyfoundations


2017 NPR Success Award - Excellence and Innovation

2016 NPPA Northern Short Course Long Form Multimedia - First Place

2015 George Washington University - Outstanding NMPJ Thesis

2015 NPPA Northern Short Course Team Multimedia - Third Place

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