Njaimeh Njie is a Pittsburgh based Multimedia Producer. She freelances as a filmmaker, videographer, photographer, writer, and curator, working with individuals and organizations focused on social justice and cultural enrichment. Her work frequently focuses on the black experience in Pittsburgh, as well as that of other marginalized groups in the city.
Njaimeh is the Creator/Producer of Power(ed) by Grace; a running photo and video project that documents multiple generations of black womanhood in Pittsburgh. The project was the recipient of the Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh Grant from the Heinz Endowments and The Pittsburgh Foundation. The traveling exhibit has been installed in numerous galleries in Pittsburgh, and the digital platform has received local and national coverage from outlets including New Pittsburgh Courier, Blavity, and the Huffington Post. Her film work includes making two short documentaries as a part of the national Game Changers Project, and serving as the DP/Producer on the the award-winning short film “restart” with the Pittsburgh 48 Hour Film Project.
Beyond her creative output Njaimeh is an advocate for diverse voices in film. She is the Founder/Curator of Pop Up Premieres, a film series showcasing independent media made by black filmmakers and content creators. She is also an experienced educator, having worked throughout the country as a full-time high school teacher, an instructional coach, and a teaching artist.
A Pittsburgh native, Njaimeh earned a B.A. in Film and Media Studies from Washington University in St. Louis, and a M.Ed in Secondary Education from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.