Photograph by Drew Osumi

Shira Stoll is a video and photo journalist based in New York City. She also is a certified FAA Part 107 drone pilot.

Stoll is currently a staff multimedia specialist at the Staten Island Advance. She holds a master’s degree in Visual Communications and a bachelor’s degree in Photo Illustration, both from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. She was a student at the Eddie Adams Workshop XXVIII.  

Stoll was nominated for a 2019 New York Emmy for Where Life Leads You: Stories of Staten Island’s Holocaust survivors and a 2018 New York Emmy for God’s Plan: College Football Recruit Amad Anderson’s Inspiring Story. She also received a New York Publishers Association Distinguished Investigative Reporting Award of Excellence for The Untreated, a team series about mental illness on Staten Island and an Honorable Mention by NPPA Northern Short Course in 2018 for her project Artie’s by the Sea.

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