Clara Mokri

Class of 2021

Clara Mokri is a visual journalist from Los Angeles, California. Prior to getting her masters at UC Berkeley, she worked on the photo team at TIME Magazine, and was the assistant photo editor at Vice. She received her BA in Political Science at Yale University in 2018, where she was recruited to play division 1 basketball. While at Yale, she was a reporter and editor for The Globalist, and was distinguished as a Yale Journalism Scholar under instruction by Bob Woodward. She was also the president of the Undergraduate Photography Society, and worked in the darkroom at the Yale School of Art.


  • Yale University, BA 2018
    Coursework included: Political Science and Photography


  • TIME Magazine: Photo Coordinator (Sept 2018-May 2019)

  • VICE Media: Assistant Photo Editor (June 2017-August 2018)

  • SURFER Magazine: Intern (June 2015-August 2015)


  • US Department of Education FLAS Fellow, 2019-2020

  • Yale Journalism Scholar, 2018

  • International Cinematographer’s Guild Local 600 Grant Recipient, 2018

  • Yale CIPE Journalism Grant Recipient, 2016 and 2017

  • CEA Global Education Grant Recipient, 2015

  • Young Arts Award for Photography, 2013

  • National Scholastic Gold Key Awards for the Arts, 2012


  • Aint—Bad: Photography portfolio featured in Issue #14

  • TIME Magazine: Photos of the Best Moments From Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show 2019 (

  • Vice: Various Publications (

  • SURFER Magazine: Various Publications (

  • Matte Magazine: Photography portfolio featured in Best Students 2018 Issue


  • Society of Professional Journalists

  • Yale University Journalism Scholar