Marisa Schwartz Taylor is the Washington bureau photo editor at The New York Times, covering government and politics. She previously worked at The Washington Post and TIME. Her visual journalism has been published in The New York Times, National Geographic, Al Jazeera, The Washington Post, TIME, and other publications. 

Marisa was previously based in West Africa and co-founded Loud Silence Media, a documentary media house covering social issues, serving as Director of Photography from 2012 - 2016.

Marisa attended Parsons School of Design and graduated with a BFA in Photography, minoring in Culture and Media Studies.