Jake Naughton is a visual journalist working on stories about issues of identity. He is a frequent contributor to The New York Times. Additional clients include. NPR, The Atavist, Global Post, Pentagram and The MasterCard Foundation.

His work has been recognized and supported by the Magenta Foundation, American Photography, POYI, NPPA, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Economic Hardship Reporting Project and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. He is a founding member of the creative cooperativeBlack Box.