Daphne Henning is a writer, photographer, and communications professional based in the Washington, D.C. area.
Daphne has worked with digital photography for over 10 years and newsgathering for six. She has published reporting in the Hawaii Tribune Herald, West Hawaii Today, KITV Island News, Yorokobu, and Jutland Station, among others, ranging from written articles and copy editing to audio and video production.
In 2013, Daphne earned her B.A. in International Studies cum laude with a Minor in International Politics from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. In 2016, she completed the joint M.A. in Journalism, Media and Globalization through Aarhus University and the DMJX, specializing in War & Conflict Reporting at Swansea University in Wales.
From 2018 to 2020, Daphne was responsible for the communications of the statewide, multi-program nonprofit organization Partners in Development Foundation in Hawai'i. Besides managing their social media channels, Daphne wrote extensively about their programs and initiatives for media and stakeholders. She also designed, developed and published their annual reports, and worked to help connect vital services to at-risk populations such as houseless communities and young families.
Most recently, Daphne has been working with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on their diaspora engagement portfolio in Washington, helping to promote safer shelter initiatives and develop a global framework for diaspora coordination.