Geri Migielicz is co-founder and executive editor of Story4, a multimedia production studio,
specializing in video for the web, training and consulting. She was Director of Photography
at the San Jose Mercury News from 1993 to 2009. Under Geri's tenure, the Mercury News
garnered major national awards for photo editing and photo usage, making the paper a
destination for the leading talent in the photojournalism industry because of its innovation
in web and print storytelling.
Geri was executive producer of a 2007 national News and Documentary Emmy Award-
winning web documentary, Uprooted, for mercurynews.com. She worked on the team
leading the coverage of the Loma Prieta earthquake that won a 1990 Pulitzer Prize in
general news reporting for the Mercury News. She also supervised the paper's coverage of
California's recall election, a 2003 Pulitzer finalist in Feature Photography. Geri was a 2004-
2005 Knight Fellow at Stanford University, where she studied multimedia narratives.
Geri is adjunct faculty at Stanford University's Department of Communication, teaching
multimedia to graduate journalism students. She has served as visiting faculty at The
Poynter Institute for Media Studies, and has been an instructor and advisory board
member for The Kalish Workshop. Migielicz has also been faculty at the Missouri
Photo Workshop, and a presenter at workshops held by the Society of Newspaper Design,
the National Press Photographers Association and the regional chapter of the National
Association of Television Arts and Sciences. She has a B.J. from the Missouri School of
Journalism and did graduate studies in journalism at Ohio University.