Co-Founder and Executive Editor, Story 4
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 ofCalifornia'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.