Photography is a career suited to both men and women. While both male and female photographers are seen around high schools, the number of female photographers drops after graduation. There is no reason young women should not consider the field of professional photojournalism. Young women may find inspiration in the following interview with Jenna Isaacson, staff photographer, the Columbia Daily Tribune, in Columbia, Missouri.
For the fourth spring in a row, this column is profiling a professional in the world of photojournalism. For this issue, John Schultz, photojournalist for the Quad-City Times in Davenport, Iowa, is sharing his story and expertise.
AS THE SHEET-FED PRESS ROOM MANAGER, DUNN DIRECTS THE PEOPLE WHO RUN THE PRESSES THAT PRINT YOUR YEARBOOK. HIS DEPARTMENT, ONE OF THE FAVORITES ON THE CUSTOMER PLANT TOUR, HAS 18 PRESSES AND ABOUT 80 PEOPLE DURING PEAK YEARBOOK PRINTING SEASON. WALSWORTH’S KOMORI PRESSES CAN RUN 13,000 FULL-COLOR SHEETS AN HOUR AND CAN HANDLE 1,500 PLATES PER DAY DURING PEAK SEASON. THAT’S AN AVERAGE OF 6,000 PAGES.