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Maura Friedman

Maura Friedman

Multimedia Specialist


Maura Friedman is a multimedia specialist and photo editor at the Urban Institute, where she places and creates visual stories that reflect policy research.

Before joining Urban, Friedman was a photojournalist covering the Southeast, first as a multimedia reporter at the Chattanooga Times Free Press and then as an independent photographer published in the New York Times, Cosmopolitan, the Wall Street Journal, and other national publications.

Her work has received numerous industry accolades, including a Pulitzer Prize finalist designation for a team effort at the Chattanooga Times Free Press that examined the city’s below-average economic mobility.

Friedman holds bachelor’s degrees in magazine journalism and political science from the University of Georgia.


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