Aaron Hemens is a freelance photographer and journalist based in Kelowna, B.C., Canada.
His work has been featured in the Globe and Mail, Kelowna Capital News, the Fulcrum, Inuvik Drum and more.
From August 2020 to March 2021, Aaron was the editor/reporter of the Creston Valley Advance, a community newspaper published weekly in the town of Creston, B.C. He served as a multimedia reporter at Kelowna Capital News from April to December 2021.
In 2019, he spent seven months in Inuvik – a town located 200 km north of the Arctic Circle in Canada’s Northwest Territories – working as the editor/reporter of the Inuvik Drum.
Aaron graduated from Carleton University’s journalism program in June 2018. He was named as the recipient of the Mitch Jacobson Memorial Award in Photojournalism that same year.