Ellie Cherryhomes is a freelance photojournalist.
She is currently pursuing her undergraduate degrees at the University of Missouri - Columbia in Photojournalism and Peace Studies.
She received a scholarship to travel to India in the summer of 2015 to study photography with the National Geographic Student Expeditions program. Additionally, Ellie has volunteered at the Missouri Photo Workshop and the College Picture of the Year International competition.
She is an Arts & Humanities Scholar at the University of Missouri Honors college on a research team called "Visualizing Abolition" to create a digital history of the suppression of the African slave trade.
Her clients include several newspapers and magazines.