About Adriana Teresa LetorneyCo-founder, Volunteer and Board MemberAdriana Teresa Letorney is the Co-founder and Executive Producer at Scout Film Festival. She is also the Founder & CEO of Visura.co, a marketplace for publishers to license visual content from freelancers worldwide.
An entrepreneur, publisher, and journalist—Adriana studies the systems that power the sourcing, licensing and distribution of visual content across the internet. Her mission is to elevate media literacy and democratize premium content. Adriana earned a BA in Anthropology (2001) at the University of Puerto Rico, a second BFA in photography (2007) at the School of Visual Arts NY, and a Master's in American Journalism (2021) at NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. In 2021, she completed NYU's Entrepreneurship Institute Accelerator Series. She is an NYU Female Founder Fellow, Founder in Residence, and Mark and Leslie Fellow. In 2022, she joined Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs for Entrepreneurs powered by Techstars.
As a writer, she has contributed interviews, columns, feature essays, and profile stories for the New York Times, and Huffington Post, amongst other publications.
She has been a guest lecturer at numerous educational institutions, including the Fashion Institute of Technology
, Missouri School of Journalism
, The S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
at Syracuse University, The School of Visual Arts
, and The New School
Numerous publications have highlighted her career, including The San Francisco Chronicle, The New York Times, NY Daily News, The Daring Magazine, SevenDays, amongst others.Born & raised in Puerto Rico, Adriana Teresa lives between Vermont and New York with her son.