2022 Kalish Faculty & Staff

Willie Allen

Willie Allen

Staff Photographer, Orlando Sentinel

Willie J. Allen Jr. is an internationally award-winning photojournalist, videographer, former staff photographer at the Tampa Bay Times and now staff photographer at the Orlando Sentinel.

Aimee Edmondson

Aimee Edmondson

Professor, E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University

Dr. Aimee Edmondson is a professor at the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, focusing on First Amendment law and journalism history.

Kenny Irby

Kenny Irby

Community Intervention Director, St. Petersburg Police Department

Servant leadership describes the life of Rev. Kenny Irby. He dutifully balances his roles as The St. Petersburg Police Department’s first Director of Community Intervention and senior pastor of the 127-year-old congregation at Historic Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church.

Khary Mason

Khary Mason

Co Founder, Capturing Belief

Khary Mason was born and raised in Detroit. He is a former Detroit Police Homicide Detective, now working in the Conviction Integrity space, and a multidisciplinary artist who harnesses the power of art and friendship to mentor and enrich the lives of the next generation.

Jenn Poggi

Jenn Poggi

Assistant Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology

Jenn Poggi is visual journalist and an assistant professor in the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences at Rochester Institute of Technology.

William Snyder

William Snyder

Professor and Department Chair, Rochester Institute of Technology

William Snyder is a four-time Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer and editor and is a Professor and Chair of the Advertising Photography Program at his alma mater, the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Mallory Benedict

Mallory Benedict

Digital Photo Editor, National Geographic

Mallory Benedict is a photo editor on the History and Culture desk for National Geographic Magazine, commissioning original photography across print, digital, and mobile platforms.

Danny Gawlowski

Danny Gawlowski

Assistant Managing Editor, The Seattle Times

Danny is the Assistant Managing Editor for The Seattle Times.

Danese Kenon

Danese Kenon

Managing Editor of Visuals, The Philadelphia Inquirer

Danese Kenon is a dynamic visual educator with nearly two decades of photojournalism experience.

Sue Morrow

Sue Morrow

Editor, Creative Director, News Photographer magazine, National Press Photographers Association (NPPA)

Sue has been an advocate for visual journalism as a picture editor, designer, art director and newsroom leader.

Martin Smith-Rodden

Martin Smith-Rodden

Assistant Professor of Journalism, Ball State University

Martin Smith-Rodden is an Assistant Professor of Journalism at Ball State University (Muncie, Indiana), where he coordinates the Photographic Storytelling sequence there.

Chris Zuppa

Chris Zuppa

Multimedia Content Creator, The Penny Hoarder

Chris is a multimedia content creator for The Penny Hoarder.

Chloe Coleman

Chloe Coleman

Photo Assignment Editor, The Washington Post

Chloe Coleman an award winning photo editor at The Washington Post.

Kyndell Harkness

Kyndell Harkness

Assistant Managing Editor of Diversity and Community, Minneapolis Star Tribune

Kyndell Harkness is the first Assistant Managing Editor of Diversity and Community at the Minneapolis Star Tribune after working as a photo editor during the murder of George Floyd and the societal uprising that followed.

Kevin Martin

Kevin Martin

Photo Editor , Minneapolis Star Tribune

Kevin Martin is a photo editor at the Star Tribune in Minneapolis.

Louie Palu

Louie Palu

Photographer and Filmmaker

Louie Palu is a photographer and filmmaker whose work has examined social-political issues, such as human rights and conflict for 30 years.

Brian Storm

Brian Storm

Founder and Executive Producer, MediaStorm

Brian is founder and executive producer of MediaStorm.