Photo Editor, Houston Chronicle
Jill Karnicki is an award-winning photo editor at the Houston Chronicle. During her 15 years there, she has helped lead a team of incredibly talented visual journalists through every situation Texas can throw at them - from natural disasters, to civil unrest, to a global pandemic, to major sporting events. Her picture of success: working together with staff to capture stories through photography and video while pushing them beyond their comfort zones to achieve their best work.
Before coming to the Houston Chronicle, Jill was a photo editor at the Washington Post for two years. Prior to that, she spent seven years as the chief photographer for three Los Angeles Times community newspapers photographing everything from Little League to the Dodgers.
Jill is also a proud dog mom, live music seeker, needlepoint enthusiast, wanna-be violin player, tap dancer, crossword puzzle solver, and fan of all people and things that are positive and good.