Published Work

My photography and videography has been published in numerous international media outlets, including the BBC, NBC, ABC, Yahoo, The Times, Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Good Morning America, Stuff New Zealand, Daily Hive, Vancouver Sun, Hello BC, and Global News Canada, among many others. I have spoken on a panel, been featured in a documentary, had an image selected for an exhibition, and written published articles.

I was on the ground in Marrakech, Morocco during the 6.8 magnitude earthquake at 11:11pm local time on 8 September, 2023. I shared my experience through photos and videos on my Instagram account and was picked up by many national and international media outlets:

jana meerman morocco marrakech earthquake september 2023
jana meerman @CGTNEurope morocco earthquake
jana meerman morocco marrakech earthquake september 2023
jana meerman morocco marrakech earthquake september 2023
jana meerman morocco marrakech earthquake september 2023
jana meerman morocco marrakech earthquake september 2023


Twinkl: Top Travel Blogs 2023 (PDF | screenshot | screenshot)

Featuring: selected as one of Twinkl's top travel blogs of 2023!

July 2023

jana meerman cabin lake
jana meerman mullerthal trail luxembourg (5)
jana meerman stradbroke island brisbane (12)

Stuff New Zealand: Five ways to hold it together (PDF)

Featuring: an article I wrote for New Zealand's largest and most popular news platform during the COVID-19 pandemic

February 2020

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jana meerman lake louise big beehive lake agnes moraine lake banff-13
jana meerman oregon coast-1

Oregon Historical Society: Experience Oregon Exhibit (PDF)

Featuring: my image of the Oregon Coast selected by exhibit curators to be on display in a permanent exhibit from February 2019 that "will offer unprecedented opportunities for visitors from all backgrounds to connect to Oregon’s rich and complex history. Developed through extensive research and in partnership with Oregon Tribes, educators, content specialists, and historians, Experience Oregon brings to visitors stories from a broad array of perspectives." Visit the Oregon Historical Society at 1200 SW Park Avenue in Portland.

November 2018

jana meerman published works

Balance Lifestyle & Co.: Making Sustainable Choices on the Road (PDF)

Featuring: a guest blog post I wrote about making sustainable choices while on the road through Banff and Jasper National Parks in Alberta, Canada

October 2016

jana meerman pumpkin patch

Vancouver Sun: Fire sinks boat near Wreck Beach

Featuring: my image of a boat on fire just off Wreck Beach in Vancouver, taken from my university dorm room

September 2015

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Featuring: a clip of me on the news as a Move In Day Volunteer helping new first year students move into their dorms at UBC

September 2013

jana meerman loggers lake hike
jana meerman santa fe island galapagos (5)
jana meerman to sua ocean trench samoa (2)
jana meerman mount batur sunrise hike bali 7
jana meerman matevulu blue hole espiritu santo vanuatu (10)
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jana meerman panorama ridge hike

Geography Dissertation by Natalie Twine: Cultural Identity and a Sense of Belonging amongst Third Culture Kids

Featuring: an interview for Natalie's research dissertation

"I would firstly like to thank my participants for taking part in this project. From London to Vancouver, and Johannesburg to Leeds, to right here in St Andrews; amidst snow storms, strikes and your own dissertation stresses, you made the time to talk to me. Thank you for sharing your photographs and your experiences, without you this project would not have been possible."

May 2018

jana meerman published works

My Trending Stories: San Francisco Bucket List

Featuring: a guest article with my bucket list for San Francisco

July 2016

jana meerman published works
jana meerman elective magazine

Elective Magazine: Issue 3

Featuring: two of my photos in a printed magazine published by and for Vancouver university students

March 2015

Daimon Institute for the Highly Gifted: Gifted Children

Featuring: interviewed for a documentary on highly gifted children with mentor P. Susan Jackson

"These documentaries are intended to dispel prevalent myths about profoundly gifted people, especially school-age children. These documentaries support our educational goal to help further knowledge of an oft-ignored minority of people whose way of living is fundamentally distinct from the norm and whose potential and drive to contribute to society is truly boundless."


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jana meerman colmar france (11)
jana meerman wayalailai fiji (23)

Outdoorsome: All You Need to Know Before Visiting North Stradbroke Island

Featuring: links to my posts about Stradbroke Island, Brisbane and Australia in a North Stradbroke Island guide

January 2021

jana meerman gili islands snorkeling 1
jana meerman lake louise big beehive lake agnes moraine lake banff-49
jana meerman published works

Project Pilgrim: On Happiness

Featuring: a guest blog post I wrote for a mental health platform created by a friend of mine who's goal it was to share images and words of people affected by mental health around Vancouver, Canada and on the Camino de Santiago in Spain.

February 2016

jana meerman published works

NightShift Street Ministries 3rd Annual Women's Event: Unmasking the Truth: Beauty Beyond the Pain (PDF | screenshot)

Coverage in the news: CityNews Vancouver (PDF | screenshot) & Now NewspaperChurch for Vancouver (PDF | screenshot)

Featuringappeared as a panelist discussing how hope and beauty helps us move beyond the struggles of emotional and physical pain

March 2016

jana meerman published works

Bluenotes: Discover Summer Contest

Featuring: my image from Lanikai Beach on Oahu, Hawaii used to promote their summer contest to win a Fujifilm Instax camera

July 2015

jana meerman published works

Viator Travel: Summer Staycation Photo Contest: Top Ten Winners

Featuring: my image of Nairn Falls in Pemberton selected from over 1000 submissions

September 2015

A Touch of Class Images: The Nutcracker

Featuring: a photo of me by Alberto Leopizzi promoting the annual performance of The Nutcracker by The Peak Ballet Theatre of Colorado Springs