Managing Editor of Visuals, The Philadelphia Inquirer
Danese Kenon is a dynamic visual educator with nearly two decades of photojournalism experience. After receiving her bachelor’s in English from Virginia State University, she attended The Poynter Institute in St.
Petersburg, Fla., as a Visual Fellow.
She started her career as a photographer at The Democrat and Chronicle in Rochester, NY, then earned a master’s in photography from the SI Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University. A Pulliam Fellowship took Kenon to The Indianapolis Star, where she was a photographer, multimedia journalist, and editor. She moved into management as Assistant Managing Editor/Visuals at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and later as the Deputy Director of