Lisa Marie David is a Filipina freelance photojournalist based in Manila, Philippines. She is a regular contributor to Reuters, Bloomberg, and NurPhoto Agency, among others. 

Lisa has also worked with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), the Finnish Red Cross, Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO), and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as a photo consultant. 

​In 2021, Lisa completed her post-graduate Diploma in Visual Journalism at the Asian Center for Journalism in Ateneo de Manila University with the support of the Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung Media Programme Asia. She holds a degree in Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Santo Tomas.

At present, she is working simultaneously between assignments and documentary work. She is a member of Women Photograph, Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines (FOCAP), and Photojournalists' Center of the Philippines (PCP). 

Lisa is available for news, editorial, and NGO assignments.

Grants / Fellowships / Trainings

2023 | First Place | Pictures of the Year (POY) Asia, Nature and Environment Category

2023 | Finalist | Pictures of the Year (POY) Asia, General News Category

2021 | Grantee | National Geographic Society COVID-19 Emergency Fund For Journalists

2021 | Fellow | Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung Media Programme Asia

2020 | Participant | Reuters Online Hostile Environment Training

2018 | Participant 13th PCP Professional Photojournalism and Documentary Photography Workshop



Currently in Manila, Philippines

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