Hilary Swift is a freelance photojournalist based out of New York City interested in documenting politics, social issues and breaking news. She is a frequent contributor to The New York Times national, political and metro desks. A Vermont native, Swift attended Cornell College in Mt. Vernon, Iowa studying environmental science before obtaining her bachelor’s degree in Visual Journalism from Brooks Institute in Ventura, California. Prior to her relocation to New York, Swift interned at The New York Times, The Free-Lance Star and The Reno Gazette Journal.