Kathy Andrisevic, editor, Pacific Northwest Magazine
Kathy Andrisevic graduated from the University of Missouri School
of Journalism in the 70's, a veteran of the first photojournalism
sequence taught by Angus McDougall. She worked as a photographer
in Ohio, Kansas and Washington State, where she has been
editor of the Seattle Times Sunday Magazine Pacific Northwest for
23 years. She lives with long-time companion Rich Shulman and
two daughters, Jessie, 20 and Sophie, 16.
Fred Barnes, director of graphics, The Sporting News
A Kansas City native, in 1994, Fred returned to Missouri to
become the Director of Graphics at the Sporting News, a
national sports magazine owned by the then Times-Mirror organization.
Fred continues to work at the Sporting News where
he manages a staff of 6 photographers and photo editors as
well as 4 magazine art directors and designers.
Jan Colbert, professor, Missouri School of Journalism
Colbert teaches classes on design, writing and media issues. Her
research focuses on visual storytelling. She has been the executive
director of Investigative Reporters and Editors, the managing
editor and art director of the IRE Journal and was co-editor of "The
Reporter's Handbook", 2nd edition.
Mike Davis, Picture editor, The White House
Mike Davis has edited more pictures of President George W.
Bush than anyone else. It's his job as lead picture editor for the
White House - this in contrast to his last job as visual director
for the highly awarded Sun Publications group of weekly newspapers
of suburban Chicago. The Suns were an opposite of his
experience as design director of the Detroit Free Press, which
was a dramatic change from being a picture editor at National
Geographic, which was different from being a picture editor at
the Albuquerque Tribune.
Donna DeCesare, assistant professor,
University of Texas, Austin
DeCesare is currently Assistant Professor at the Journalism
School at the University of Texas at Austin and a 2003 fellow of
the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma. Her photographs
have appeared in many news and arts publications including
The New York Times Magazine, Life, Double Take and Aperture.
David Griffin, design director, U.S. News & World
Griffin is responsible for the overall visual direction of the news
weekly and directly in charge of the 16 person Art department.
Prior to U.S.News, Griffin was Design Director of National
Geographic Books, during which he designed a number of photography
books. Before working in Books, David was Associate
Director of Layout and Design at National Geographic magazine.
Robert Hanashiro, staff photographer, USA TODAY
Hanashiro covers sports, news and the entertainment industry, as
well as events like the Olympics, Super Bowl, NCAA Final Four and
NBA Playoffs. He can often be seen on assignment at strange and
odd events like the World Wrestling Federation (not a real sport),
Drifting (race cars skidding around a track ... also not a sport) and
AVP Beach volleyball (yes, it is a sport!).
David Alan Harvey, Magnum Photos
David Alan Harvey, a native of San Francisco, has published
more than 30 articles in National Geographic. His ongoing project
on Spain was exhibited at the international photo festival
in Perpignan, France, in the summer of 1995, and a selection
of those images was included in National Geographic's 1994
book The Photographs. Harvey is a former Magazine Photographer of the Year.
Photo by Medford Taylor
Rhonda Prast, assistant design director,
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Prast is responsible for feature section design and content. One of
the sections she art directs is the Taste section, which last year was
named the nation's best food section in the James Beard Culinary
awards. Prior to that, she was the art director of Pacific Northwest
Magazine, the Sunday magazine of the Seattle Times. Other work
experience includes running the Design Desk at the Miami Herald
and working as a photo editor at the Providence Journal-Bulletin.
Rick Rickman, freelance
Rick Rickman's photographic work has taken him around the
world into extraordinary situations involving people, cultures,
natural resources and important world events. A graduate of
New Mexico State, he garnered international recognition in 1985
after winning the Pulitzer Prize for News Photography
with The Orange County Register.
Scott Sines, creative director, The Commercial Appeal, Memphis
Sines is currently supervising a redesign of the newspaper, the
installation of their new publishing systems as well as the dayto-
day operations of the copy desk, design, art and photography
departments. He also sits on the editorial board of the newspaper.
He holds a bachelor of business administration degree from the
University of Cincinnati but has no formal training in journalism
Jose Luis Rios, director of photography, the Miami Herald
Rios has been with the Herald since March, 2003. Formerly, he
was with the Washington Post where he served as the newspaper's night photo editor. He started with the Post in 1989 and
worked as a news editor until 1996 when he was named to the
Ron Tarver, The Philadelphia Inquirer
Tarver was born in Ft. Gibson, Oklahoma in 1957. He has been on
staff at the Philadelphia Inquirer 21 years earning honors from the
National Society of Professional Journalists, the National Press
Photographers Association/University of Missouri Pictures of the
Year competition, World Press Photo Awards, and other state and
regional awards. A 2001 Pew Fellowship in the Arts recipient, he
has also received fellowships and a grant from the Pennsylvania
Council of the Arts and the National Geographic Society.