Aaron Hemens is a photojournalist and the Okanagan Storyteller with IndigiNews. His work has been featured in the Globe and Mail, HuffPost, New Canadian Media, and more.
Aaron’s career in journalism began in 2019, when he was the editor/reporter of Inuvik Drum, a community newspaper published weekly in Inuvik, N.W.T. He has also worked at two community newspapers in British Columbia.
Originally from Ottawa, Ont., he holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Carleton University, graduating in 2018. He was named by the university’s school of journalism as the recipient of the Mitch Jacobson Memorial Award in Photojournalism that same year.